Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

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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Tijuana Bariatrics Welcomes Dr. Luis Pasten to the Practice

July 28, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Fernando Garcia and Dr. David Vazquez are pleased to welcome Dr. Luis Pasten to Tijuana Bariatrics.

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Bariatric Surgery and Fatty Foods: What to Avoid Eating after Surgery

July 23, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Our doctors at Tijuana Bariatrics review bariatric surgery and fatty foods and how the two are not beneficial for each other.

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Beyond Overeating: The Causes of Obesity

July 20, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

There are several possible causes of obesity beyond overeating. Understanding these causes can help bariatric surgery patients succeed in the long term.

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Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve (SILS) Recovery

July 12, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

One of the benefits of single incision laparoscopic sleeve (SILS) surgery is its shorter, more comfortable recovery period.

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