Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

A Guide to Your First Year after Bariatric Surgery

October 19, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Experienced surgeons Fernando Garcia and David Vazquez offer an overview of what patients can expect the first year after bariatric surgery.

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Bariatric Surgery and Ulcers

October 2, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Our doctors at Tijuana Bariatrics discuss bariatric surgery and ulcers, and what you can do to prevent them from occurring.

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Factors that Adversely Affect the Success of Bariatric Surgery

September 29, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

A number of factors can have an adverse effect on bariatric surgery success. Let's offer some insight into what can cause surgical weight loss failure.

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Caring for Your Incision After Bariatric Surgery

September 24, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Caring for you bariatric surgery incision is an important part of recovery. Let's offer insight into the surgical weight loss healing process and proper wound care.

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Diet after Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve

September 19, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

It's important to monitor diet after single incision laparoscopic sleeve surgery to reduce complications and ensure successful results. Learn more, here.

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Gastric Bypass Pre-op Instructions

September 2, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Fernando Garcia and Dr. David Vazquez provide patients with gastric bypass pre-op instructions prior to surgery at their bariatric surgery center.

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Recovering from Gastric Sleeve Plication: Patient Tips

August 31, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Plication Bariatric Surgery

Recovery from gastric sleeve plication involves proper rest. These healing tips from Tijuana Bariatrics will help you know what to expect after surgery.

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LAP-BAND® Revision Surgery: What to Expect

August 26, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Lap Band Gastric Banding

LAP-BAND® revision is performed to correct problems with an initial gastric banding surgery. This secondary procedure can improve weight loss and address complications.

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A Vicious Cycle: The Connection between Obesity and Sleep Apnea

August 21, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Sleep Apnea Bariatric Surgery

Obesity is the number-one cause of sleep apnea. Unfortunately, sleep apnea can also contribute to obesity. Bariatric surgery can help with both.

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Liquid and Pureed Foods That Can Be Consumed after Bariatric Surgery

August 2, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Learn about the liquid and pureed foods that you are allowed to eat after undergoing bariatric surgery at Tijuana Bariatrics.

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