These before and after photos of gastric sleeve patients reveal just how effective this weight loss surgery option is. A skilled bariatric surgeon can help…

Fernando Garcia Nov 22, 2014

Hunger after gastric sleeve is possible. These tips will help you deal with cravings as you continue to lose weight through gastric sleeve surgery.

Fernando Garcia Nov 18, 2014

Bariatric surgery and gastric sleeve patients will regain some weight after their procedure. If a patient regains too much weight, here are a few things…

Fernando Garcia Oct 26, 2014

After losing weight from a gastric sleeve, it is not uncommon for people to have loose and sagging skin. Body contouring surgery can address these…

Fernando Garcia Oct 21, 2014

Constipation is a potential side effect of gastric sleeve. Bariatric surgery patients can do a number of things to prevent irregularity and reduce discomfort.

Fernando Garcia Oct 16, 2014

The long-term results of gastric sleeve (sleeve gastrectomy) surgery are good, but optimal weight loss can be maintained through smart diet and regular exercise.

Fernando Garcia Sep 29, 2014

Hiatal hernias can complicate bariatic surgery. These occur when part of the stomach pushes past the hiatus, an opening in the diaphragm separating the abdomen…

Fernando Garcia Sep 25, 2014

Many gastric sleeve patients can take NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) after surgery, but gastric bypass and banding patients cannot.

Fernando Garcia Sep 21, 2014

Acid reflux (GERD) can sometimes be made worse by gastric sleeve surgery. Find out why heartburn may be more serious following sleeve gastrectomy.

Fernando Garcia Sep 17, 2014

If a gastric sleeve surgery does not work as planned, it can be converted to a gastric bypass or duodenal switch. Revision can improve results.

Fernando Garcia Aug 30, 2014

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