Sad But Possibly True: Weight Loss Surgery Beats Diet and Exercise

It’s hard to accept when the fast fix is of weight loss surgery proves more effective. For a majority of the morbidly obese, losing weight seems like a hopeless journey. Diet and exercise programs often fail, and it leads to even more weight gain. Weight-loss surgery may be the solution for overall success and reduced Read more …

Weight Loss Surgery without the Problems of Gastric Bypass

A new weight loss surgery redirects bile without altering the stomach’s size. A new study conducted at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has potentially found an alternative to bariatric weight-loss surgery. In a procedure that scientists named bile diversion, or BD, researchers redirected bile into the small intestine from the bile duct using a catheter. Read more …

Is Laser Assisted Liposuction Right for Your Weight Loss Plan?

A new laser assisted method of liposuction is a new option for those looking to remove belly fat. Medical science continues to find ways to improve upon the old-fashioned “tummy tuck.” Recently, many surgeons are turning to lasers to aid or even replace traditional methods of removing body fat. But lasers can offer some risks Read more …

The Truth About Gastric Bypass Surgery

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Gastric Bypass Surgery: The Truth Gastric bypass surgery is consistently being mentioned in the news, however ALL of the facts are not always stated.  Here is a brief but honest overview of Gastric Bypass Surgery: What Is Gastric Bypass Surgery? Gastric bypass surgery is a procedure that decreases the size of the stomach by enabling Read more …

Plastic Surgery Financing: Cheap & Affordable?

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Plastic Surgery Financing: Cheap and Affordable?   There are many breakthroughs in technology that are being made, and plastic surgery has become a very viable alternative for individuals who want to change their appearance. The expense however is the main thing that can deter an individual from undergoing plastic surgery. This can be a problem, Read more …

When You Should Consider Weight Loss Surgery

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Weight loss surgery is gaining popularity as a treatment for obesity. There are millions of people around the world who suffer from obesity, and not only are they greatly overweight, but they are also high risk for many diseases and sicknesses that can deprive them from a full life. Sometimes the normal regime of changing Read more …

Is Bariatric Surgery Effective?

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There are many ways an individual can lose weight. Many try diet pills, fasting diets, any type of fad diet possible, and even typical healthy diets, however, sometimes after endless attempts and failures a person must consider weight loss surgery. The most common type of weight loss surgery is bariatric surgery. However before undergoing bariatric Read more …

Tumescent Abdominoplasty

Tumescent Abdominoplasty Tumescent abdominoplasty is an essential technique utilized when performing liposuction in an individual. It is a procedure that cosmetically enhances the features of fat stores underneath the skin. These are areas that are hard to lose weight from such as the hips, buttocks, and stomach. Abdominoplasty is very successful in aiding people who Read more …

Laparoscopic Surgery and Weight Loss

Laparoscopic Surgery and Weight Loss: Obesity is a large problem in the United States. In the year 2003 a study conducted by the Center for Disease Control reported that almost two thirds of American adults were overweight. Obesity is a very hard disease to treat especially when it is not related to an endocrine problem. Read more …