Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery
Best Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery for obesity patients
Obesity is an epidemic that is most underrated. However, with researchers and weight loss surgeon’s efforts, we can now foresee some promising treatments for obesity. Severe obesity is not about excessive weight only, but it comes with various related morbidities such as joints pain, sleep apnea, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, and much more. For such a condition, we provide the best platform for weight loss and bariatric surgery is the best option that houses the best bariatric surgeon in Pakistan.
What is Bariatric Surgery?
Since 1954, when surgery was first performed to help the patient lose weight, bariatric surgery has improved and developed. Owing to technological advancements, bariatric surgery has been accepted as the best approach to treat and manage obesity, especially for patients who suffer from one or more comorbidities. As a result, we have established a remarkable history of successful weight-loss surgeries.
Bariatric surgery refers to re-routing the digestive tract to restrict food intake and nutrient absorption. We in collaboration with ALSA Pakistan offer you to avail the most advanced surgical treatment for obesity. We offer laparoscopic bariatric and weight loss surgery.
What Do We Offer For
Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery?
We acknowledge that obesity has been playing havoc on humanity around the globe as it puts the patient at risk of other diseases. Therefore, the expert professionals conduct a detailed diagnosis which includes the excess weight via BMI calculator and the comorbidities. Later on, the patient is recommended for the best suitable bariatric surgery option. Hence, we have established a state-of-the-art facility to provide you with the best experience of the following surgical procedures.
Post-surgery Weight Loss
Not only do we promise the best laparoscopic bariatric and weight loss surgery experience with highly qualified and well-experienced surgeons, but we also promise the best post-surgery care. Our expert paramedical staff and the stringent hygienic environment ensure your way back to everyday healthy life. Moreover, our experts provide a complete guide for complete recovery for weight loss and bariatric surgery so that you can give a healthy come back to life.
During the first 30 days after surgery, one can lose weight up to 15 pounds per week. Within two months, the weight loss reaches up to 20% of the excess weight. You can expect notable weight loss within six months right after the surgery. You can lose 30% to 40% of the extra body weight during the period. Furthermore, during 12 to 18 months, you may lose up to 100 pounds.
Multi-step Approach to Weight Loss
No doubt, bariatric surgery is the most advanced treatment for obesity. Unfortunately, however, obesity has been associated with a variety of related diseases to make it worse. Hence, our professionals have adopted a multi-step approach to deal with such a multi-faceted disease. Generally, our doctors follow the following scheme depending upon the severity of the patient.
Diet and lifestyle change
Diet and exercise is the first go-to solution for weight loss. However, stubborn fat and severe obesity are too much to be treated just by diet and exercise. Moreover, it may get difficult to continue the strict routine to reach the ultimate goal.
For continuous motivation, we provide you with the best mental health professionals to help you maintain your spirits high and motivate you through the journey to lose weight. Furthermore, they deal with several mental health issues related to obesity, such as low self-esteem and eating disorders.
Some patients may need further assistance to shed excess weight. Hence, after a careful examination of the patient’s medical condition, the weight loss and bariatric surgery experts recommend weight-loss medicines. These weight-loss medicines help lose stubborn fat, such as orlistat.
Laparoscopic and bariatric surgery is the best and only solution for people who suffer from severe obesity, such as BMI more than 30 and one or more obesity-related diseases. Along with mental health therapy and a modified diet and exercise routine, the surgery is most successful in achieving the weight loss targets.
We have set our aims at a higher level. We vow to facilitate the best health care services, especially Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery options beyond the borders. Hence, working in collaboration with the country’s top-notch tourism agency, we welcome everyone seeking help for weight loss.
In consultation with your surgeon, our tourism team provides you the best suitable medical tourism timeframe, accommodation, and the best services of travel and commute. Furthermore, if your surgeon allows, our team arranges a package of leisure activities right according to your preferences and interest. Our expert team believes in making the weight loss surgery experience the best health care services. Moreover, we make your recovery period the shortest and as enjoyable as it can be.
So, visit us to start your journey back to a healthy life.
Who performs weight loss surgery?
Weight loss surgery, also widely known as bariatric surgery, is performed by board-certified bariatric surgeons.
How does weight loss surgery affect overall health?
Weight loss surgery improves obesity-related diseases such as diabetes, joint degeneration, asthma, high cholesterol etc., and improves the quality of your life.
Who should consider having weight loss surgery?
You may consider having weight loss surgery if;
- You have a BMI (body mass index) of 40 or more.
- You have a BMI between 35 to 40 accompanied by an obesity-related health condition such as diabetes, sleep apnea, high cholesterol etc.
- You have already tried your best to lose weight through diet and exercise, but it didn’t work.
How does weight loss surgery work?
Weight loss surgery works through three mechanisms;
- Restrictive weight loss surgery restricts the amount of food you can consume.
- Malabsorptive weight loss surgery decreases the number of fats your digestive system absorbs from your food.
- A combination of both.
Can weight loss surgery help PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)?
Yes. Weight loss surgery can help PCOS and infertility in obese women. PCOS and obesity go hand in hand and cause many problems in your body. But as a result of weight loss surgery, enlarged ovaries can be reduced to normal size, a regular menstrual cycle can be restored, and your chances of conceiving also increase.
What is the impact of weight loss surgery on pregnancy-related complications?
After losing a significant amount of the excess weight, there is much less risk of complications during pregnancy (e.g. eclampsia, gestational diabetes, macrosomia, etc.) and childbirth. There is also a decreased risk of miscarriages and stillbirths. The kids born after their mother’s bariatric surgery are less prone to being obese later in life. Losing a significant amount of weight in obese patients also decreases the need of getting a C-section.
How long is the procedure of weight loss surgery?
Depending upon which procedure you are undergoing, it can take anywhere between 1-2 hours. You will need to stay in the hospital for one or two days.
When can you go back to work after weight loss surgery?
Most patients can return to their work two to three weeks after the procedure. Some people are able to start their work from home as early as one week after the surgery.
What can you eat after weight loss surgery?
The first week you will be on a liquid diet; after that, you will be on a pureed diet for about two weeks, and then you will be on a soft diet for the next two weeks. After that, you will be able to eat whatever you want, preferably in controlled portions. However, foods with high sugar and carbohydrates should be avoided.
Why do you have to take multivitamins after weight loss surgery?
After weight loss surgery, your body has difficulty absorbing certain nutrients such as iron, calcium, vitamin D, folate, vitamin B12, etc. Therefore taking multivitamins and supplements on a regular basis prevents these deficiencies.
Will you have to exercise and eat a balanced diet after weight loss surgery?
Yes. In order to acquire the best possible outcome after your weight loss surgery, you will have to maintain a well-balanced diet and an active lifestyle.
Can you gain weight after weight loss surgery?
It completely depends on you. Some people do not follow diet and exercise guidelines and go back to eating high-calorie food, and they are more likely to regain weight after their surgery. However, if you maintain a proper diet, exercise, and behavioural changes, you can ensure successful results for a lifetime.
What is the purpose of medical tourism?
Medical tourism also called health tourism, is international travel for the purpose of receiving medical care. Many people engage in medical tourism to undergo procedures that are not available in their home country, or the procedures they seek are performed at relatively low costs and quality care in other countries without the delay and inconvenience of being placed on a waiting list.
Why choose medical tourism for weight loss surgery?
Losing weight is a struggle in itself, but if you combine having weight loss surgery and vacation in a single trip, it can become a little easy. People from all over the world are choosing medical tourism for bariatric surgery to take advantage of high-quality care in an atmosphere of relaxation and enjoyment.
How long do the results of weight loss surgery last?
The results can be long lasting if you make the necessary lifestyle changes. It takes long-term commitment and dedication to maintain the weight and keep the extra pounds off.