or ask the doctor your question
7 January 18
You will lose 10 to 15 percent of your weight through the first month. And 30% will be lost within three to six months. However, weight loss may last for up to two years.
17 October 17
The surgery complications depend on surgeon’s expertise and the instruments used during the surgery. However, bleeding and leakage are the major complications that there is no concern if the surgeon is an expert. Dr. Anbara has performed Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery more than a thousand times; meanwhile, only six patients have experienced minor complications which were resolved swiftly and with care post operation.
31 December 17
if the surgery is done properly and the patient adheres to the postoperative diet, the obesity will not return.
1 January 18
We have two different kinds of surgeries which help you lose weight by shrinking the stomach size thus reducing absorbed calories. One of them is gastric banding or lap band surgery which limits the stomach size and the other one is gastric bypass which does both.
11 March 19
As any other surgery, revision surgery is associated with some risks and issues such as infection, gastrointestinal leakage, bleeding or even longer hospital stay or recovery time.
11 January 18
it takes less than an hour.
11 March 19
Yes, you can undergo your revision bariatric surgery with another surgeon but make sure to find an expert surgeon. On the other hand, if your primary surgery failed, it is better to find another surgeon to perform your second surgery.
10 March 19
Yes, you may decrease or even stop some medications that are related to or associated with obesity.
15 April 19
Immediately after the bariatric surgery, you can only have a liquid diet, then you can add clear liquids to your diets. Next step, you can add pureed foods to your diet including protein based foods. In the next phase, you can begin to eat more solid foods about three months after the surgery.
9 January 18
The nature of gradual weight loss after Sleeve Gastrectomy, compared to other methods, does not lead to skin sagging too much. However, regular exercise and swimming can reduce and minimize the sagging of your skin.
10 March 19
It depends on the type of exercise, for example, you can start walking while you are still in the hospital and after that as you heal you can increase your physical activities day by day. Your doctor will guide you to increase your activity depending on your progress.
15 April 19
You should spread your meals and drinks throughout the day, drink at least 2 liters of fluid every day (in hot weather try to drink more), decrease sugary and high carbohydrate foods, stop smoking, avoid drinking alcohol and take a daily multivitamin and mineral tablet.