Clearly, there are many types of bariatric surgery, and new bariatric surgery options are continuing to be developed and explored. Hopefully by now you have a clearer answer not only for what is bariatric surgery, but also, how all of these various types of bariatric surgery differ from one another.
The FDA just approved the ReShape Duo™ Gastric Balloon for use in the US, after many successful years in Europe and South America. It is now offered by New York Bariatric Group’s Dr. Shawn Garber – the first surgeon in the United States trained in this unique program. With this NON-SURGICAL procedure and carefully following the program, one can expect to experience a weight loss of approximately 25-40 lbs*.
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Gastric sleeve surgery, also known as laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and bariatric sleeve surgery, is one of the much newer bariatric surgery options compared to gastric bypass. In it we remove 75-80% of stomach volume while maintaining natural openings into and out of the stomach, thus causing the stomach to resemble a sleeve.
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Adjustable gastric banding. In this procedure, a hollow band made of special material is placed around the stomach near its upper end, creating a small pouch and a narrow passage into the larger remainder of the stomach.
Is an advanced minimally invasive approach in which the surgeon operates exclusively via a single entry point through the “belly button”. Single incision gastric band surgery with less pain.
Single incision gastric band surgery with less pain, little or no scarring, since there is no need to cut through the stomach muscle, recovery is much shorter. This is one of the most innovative bariatric surgery options, developed in part through the leading surgeons at the New York Bariatric Group.Read More ❯
We are pleased to announce a new educational seminar on Bariatric Revisional Surgery Procedures have been added to our event calendar.
The good news is that hundreds of thousands of patients who ordinarily would have suffered poor health as the result of their obesity have been helped. The bad news is that tens of thousands of those patients many having been treated with the “gold standard procedure of weight loss surgery” the gastric bypass have been unable to sustain the success of their initial surgery. Band over bypass is essentially a combination of two different types of bariatric surgery.
The New York Bariatric Group continues to work to advance the treatment of obesity and develop new and improved bariatric surgery options. The New York Bariatric Group is introducing a new study designed to evaluate gastric plication as a method of significantly improving weight loss with the adjustable gastric band.
Your stomach pouch or stoma (the connection between the pouch and small intestine) may have stretched out in the years since your original surgery, reducing the feeling of fullness after you eat.
This revolutionary procedure is now available for individuals who have had previous gastric bypass surgery and who are regaining weight.
Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents is currently an investigational procedure. The Lap-Band System should be approved for adolescents aged 14 – 18 in the near future.
According to the Journal, diabetes can “quickly recede” when bariatric surgery “alters the intestinal tract and diverts food away” from hormones in the small intestine that help regulate blood sugar levels. Studies have found that more than 75% of type 2 diabetes patients who undergo bariatric surgery no longer experience symptoms and no longer require insulin or other medications.
The New York Bariatric Group has a AAAASF and New York State certified endoscopy suite in its main office with a board certified anesthesiologist and offer endoscopy and colonoscopy.
Cosmetic injections are one of the most popular non-surgical aesthetic enhancement procedures in the U.S. Women and men who are affected by crow’s feet, frown lines, wrinkles, and other signs of facial aging can attain significant aesthetic enhancement and a more youthful, refreshed appearance with BOTOX® injections. Plus, BOTOX® Cosmetic can provide almost instantaneous results from a treatment process that can be performed over your lunch hour!
Juvederm® is one of the more recent dermal fillers to become available, and it’s quickly becoming one of the most popular. Both women and men wishing to reduce the appearance of aging in the face can achieve a more youthful appearance with Juvederm®. Juvederm® is an injectable dermal filler that can fill in fine lines and deep wrinkles, as well as add volume to facial features and enhance the appearance of the lips. Juvederm® works to provide both a soft look and smooth feel, and the results are known to be long-lasting.
Dr. Garber discusses how to choose the right procedure for you at The New York Bariatric Group.