Follow-up after the surgery is essential. Nutrition is the most important aspect of follow-up to safely maximize weight loss and prevent weight gain. Therefore, our standard package includes 5-year follow-up with the surgeon and dietician. Read more about it here.
Obesity is a medical condition in which disbalance between calorie intake and expenditure leads to excessive fat accumulation in human body. Primary management of the disease is weight reduction. However, if you find it difficult to lose weight, yet would still like to become a candidate for plastic surgery, bariatric treatment may be an option for you.
Conservative treatment includes dieting, medications, physical activity.
Surgical treatment is used if conservative treatment has failed. The most popular surgical options are gastric bypass, gastric band and gastric sleeve. A non-surgical option is a gastric balloon.
In order to become a candidate for bariatric surgery, a person has to to meet the following criteria:
A patient’s psychological preparation for the surgery is essential. It is necessary that the patient understands the mechanism through which the surgery causes weight reduction, the importance of adherence to postoperative recommendations, and the fact that the surgery alone (without individual effort of the patient) cannot guarantee the desired weight loss.