Post Bariatric Surgery St. Petersburg
Post bariatric surgery refers to surgery after bariatric surgery and massive weight loss. Typical procedures include breast reduction, mastopexy, abdominoplasty, panniculectomy, brachioplasty, and thighplasty. Not all bariatric surgery is the same. For instance, the Lap Band procedure doesn’t create the malabsorption that gastric bypass surgery does. Not only is the lap band procedure less effective than gastric bypass in sustained weight loss, it doesn’t create the malabsorption that gastric bypass surgery does. Therefore, Lap Band patients tend not to be malnourished. It’s important that the post bariatric patient be in good health and able to tolerate a diet that provides about 1 gram per kilogram of body weight in protein.
Occasionally, medical insurance can help cover some or all of the cost of the procedure.
Weight loss is the first step in revealing the new you. Post bariatric surgery can help complete the journey!