The gastric band procedure is a minimally invasive way to reduce the size of the stomach. Although it may lead to long-term weight loss success, there is a specific group of people for which the gastric band surgery ultimately may not be the best solution. We want you to know that if you have been unsatisfied with your weight loss progress after the gastric band surgery, there are other options. One solution is the band to gastric sleeve revision at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – White Rock in Dallas.

Weight Loss Revision Surgery: The Procedure

A bariatric revision surgery is for those patients who have seen insufficient weight loss or had complications during their first operation. The reasons behind considering bariatric revision surgery are complex, so the best option is to consult with one of our physicians about your options.

What to Expect Before Band to Gastric Sleeve Revision Surgery

The first step in choosing robotic weight loss surgery at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – White Rock in Dallas is to come in for a free one-on-one consultation. You will go over your weight loss surgery options and expectations so you can make an informed choice about your surgery. Two weeks before surgery, we suggest that all bariatric surgery patients focus on changing their diets. This will prepare your body for significant changes and make your surgery safer.

What to Expect During Band to Gastric Sleeve Revision Surgery

Converting the gastric band to gastric sleeve is about a 90-minute process and is performed by laparoscopy, meaning it is minimally invasive in making incisions on the abdomen.

What to Expect After Band to Gastric Sleeve Revision Surgery

It will take some time to recover, so it’s important to rest, monitor your caloric intake and follow your doctor’s orders for diet and medicine. You won’t be able to exercise right away, but gradually it will be crucial to start an exercise program that you can follow.

Start Living a Healthier Life Today

Weight loss surgery may be the long-term weight loss solution you’ve been looking for to improve your quality of health. Talk to our staff about how weight loss surgery at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – White Rock may help you live a healthier life.

As with any type of weight loss surgery, bariatric revision surgery is a serious procedure with possible risks and side effects. That’s why it’s imperative to discuss all of your options with us. Let us help you find the procedure that is right for you.

To learn more about bariatric revision surgery, contact My New Beginning at 888-308-3276. Schedule your free consultation today, and continue your weight loss journey with us.

 

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