Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

Gastric Sleeve Revision for a Stretched Stomach

December 28, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve

At Tijuana Bariatrics, our doctors discuss gastric sleeve revision for a stretched stomach, and explore potential treatment options.

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Will the Stomach Stretch after Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

May 19, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

Will the stomach stretch after gastric sleeve surgery? We'll explore this question and more in this blog post.

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Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve (SILS): Who Is a Candidate?

December 17, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastric Sleeve

Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve (SILS) is a type of sleeve gastrectomy that goes through the belly button, hiding all post-surgical scarring.

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Traditional Gastric Sleeve vs. Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve

January 19, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Laparoscopic Surgery Gastric Sleeve

Laparoscopic gastric sleeve surgery is less invasive and generally superior to a traditional sleeve gastrectomy procedure.

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Gastric Sleeve vs. Duodenal Switch Surgery: Which Is Ideal for Me?

December 28, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Duodenal Switch

Both gastric sleeve and duodenal switch surgery are great options to consider for surgical weight loss. Let's compare them.

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Gastric Sleeve vs. Gastric Plication: Comparing Bariatric Surgery Options

December 24, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Gastric Plication

Gastric sleeve and gastric plication are viable options for surgical weight loss. Let's compare these bariatric surgery procedures.

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Gastric Sleeve vs. Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery: Which Is Better for Me?

December 20, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Gastric Bypass

Gastric sleeve and mini gastric bypass are both good weight loss surgery options. Meet with a bariatric surgeon to learn more.

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Gastric Sleeve vs. Gastric Banding Surgery: Is One Better Than the Other?

December 16, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Gastric Band

Both gastric band and sleeve gastrectomy are viable weight loss surgery options. Let's compare the two.

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What Pain Medications Are Safe to Use After Gastric Sleeve?

October 29, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Medication

Changes to your digestive tract during gastric sleeve and bariatric can mean certain kinds of medications should be avoided.

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Celiac Disease Before and After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

October 24, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Celiac Disease Diet Gastric Sleeve

Many gastric sleeve patients experience celiac disease and gluten-intolerance before and after weight loss surgery. Let's explore this issue.

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