Advanced Weight Loss
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Have you tried to lose weight through regular diet and exercise without seeing results? If so, it may be time to try advanced weight loss in Tampa Bay with the guidance of a medical professional. At Eberbach Plastic Surgery (a division of IB Healthcare), we offer surgical and non-surgical procedures to help you manage your weight with long-term results.
What Is Bariatric Surgery?
Bariatric surgery changes your body’s reactions to food. By reducing the size of the stomach to limit the amount of food intake, this surgery makes the stomach feel full for a longer period. It can also affect the release of hunger-related hormones to create that feeling of satiety.
By losing weight with bariatric surgery, patients can effectively reduce the risk of a number of weight-related comorbidities. These can include high cholesterol, sleep apnea, heart disease, and diabetes.
Bariatric procedures include the Orbera gastric balloon, laparoscopic sleeve surgery, endoscopic sleeve surgery, mini gastric bypass surgery, and gastric band placement. To determine the best option for you, it’s best to schedule a personalized consultation at Eberbach Plastic Surgery (a division of IB Healthcare).
The Orbera gastric balloon procedure can help patients lose up to three times more weight than they could with diet and exercise alone. This procedure involves placing a soft balloon inside your stomach to reduce the space, creating a feeling of fullness and reducing overeating. This weight-loss program lasts for up to 12 months and is guided by specialized diet and lifestyle coaching.
The laparoscopic sleeve procedure separates a portion of the stomach to create a much-smaller sleeve-shaped stomach, reducing capacity by 85%. This helps patients consume smaller amounts of food. The procedure utilizes a laparoscope, which is a type of tool used to provide a detailed view of the stomach and other organs in the abdomen.
Those who are interested in advanced weight loss without the need for surgery may be considering endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG). This procedure does not involve a traditional surgery process.
Instead, a device called an endoscope is inserted through the mouth. This device has a camera and a light, allowing the surgeon to see a detailed view of the area. The endoscope is then used to place sutures in the stomach to reduce its size.
Mini Gastric Bypass
A mini gastric bypass provides the same results as a traditional gastric bypass surgery with a simpler technique. In some cases, results are even better than those of the traditional gastric bypass.
The stomach will be divided using surgical staples, and the smaller-sized stomach will be used moving forward. What makes a mini gastric bypass different from the traditional bypass is the lesser surgical rerouting of the small intestine and the single reconnection (anastomosis) needed.
A laparoscopic adjustable gastric band is a device wrapped around the upper part of the stomach. This band creates a small pouch to serve as the new stomach, reducing the amount of food intake. This allows patients to feel full for a longer time.
Non-Surgical Treatment for Obesity
Bariatric procedures can be intimidating for anyone who is trying to lose weight. If you prefer weight loss through non-surgical methods, our team at Eberbach Plastic Surgery (a division of IB Healthcare) can create diet and exercise programs to help you learn more about your daily calorie intake.
How Much Does Advanced Weight Loss Cost?
The price of advanced weight loss varies depending on the exact method chosen. Factors like anesthesia fees and total procedure time can affect the overall cost.
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At Eberbach Plastic Surgery (a division of IB Healthcare), we pride ourselves on achieving effective results through advanced weight loss techniques. To find out more about our advanced weight loss options, Tampa Bay patients can contact us and schedule a detailed consultation.