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Is Obesity Weight Loss Surgery for You

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Planning your medical trip to India is a very simple process with Cosmetic and Obesity Surgery Hospital India

  1. You just need to fill in our enquiry form and one of our executives will contact you soon.
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  3. Complete information regarding surgery is provided on our website.

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Overview on Obesity Weight Loss Surgery

Obesity weight loss surgery in India is recommended for someone who is obese. One needs to make permanent changes to their lifestyle, exercise regularly so that the benefit of this surgery tends to withstand. They help you lose weight by making changes to your digestive system, by limiting on how much you can consume, or by reducing the absorption of nutrients. There are many other weight loss surgeries in the medical world and some of them may pose serious health defects.

How do I know if I am a candidate for Obesity Weight Loss Surgery?

To qualify as a candidate for obesity weight loss surgery you should ideally possess a body mass index of 35 or more. Some other conditions are as follows

  • One should not have any other form of health ailments
  • At no point alcohol should be consumed in excess
  • Above the age of 18 years
  • Is prepared to make considerable changes in lifestyle along with eating habits

Above the age of 18 years

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Hello, I am Emily Johnson from UK. I got obesity weight loss surgery arranged through Cosmetic and Obesity Surgery Hospital India. I was about 120kgs and my BMI was 47. One day I experienced a serious breakdown and I wondered how I was ever going to get through life the way I used to before gaining weight. All this affected my self esteem. I began searching ways to lose weight and came to know about a leading healthcare consultant in India. I was impressed with the pocket-friendly treatments offered in India. I contacted them and gave my consent to travel to India for surgery. I received a warm welcome at the airport and was taken to a five star facility. They helped me with medical visa, food and stay in India. The surgeon was quite supportive and a nice man. My surgery went well. The hospital staff was amazing and the housekeeping was excellent. I am delighted to get my surgery fixed through them and would recommend anyone looking for weight loss surgery to get it done in India.

What to Expect Before Obesity Weight Loss Surgery?

Free consultation obesity weight loss surgery in India suggests that most patients now require six months or pre surgical education, to prepare the patients. First of all you need to accustom yourself with eating patterns that have doomed you in the past. There is also a commitment to eat in small portions and if you overeat you risk vomiting.

What to Expect During Obesity Weight Loss Surgery?

During the course of the surgery, the surgeon works on three basic models

  • Restricting on how much food your stomach can hold. This is termed as restrictive weight loss surgery
  • Preventing the digestive system from absorbing from all the nutrition in the food you eat. This is known as malabsorptive surgery.
  • A combination of the above two methods

Whatever course of surgery, you want to undertake will depend upon your condition and the expert opinion of the surgeon.

What to Expect After Obesity Weight Loss Surgery?

Obesity weight loss surgery in India reviews of patients indicates that if you are undertaking the surgery, you already have one eye on the results. One can expect to lose a lot of weight after this surgery and the doctor will provide you a clear idea on how much weight you can lose.

Why You Should Consider an Indian Hospital to get Obesity Weight Loss Surgery?

Earlier this form of surgery was within the reach of the elite class of the society and eminent personalities went this form of surgery. But with better awareness levels and Affordable Obesity weight loss surgery in India, even a common person can undertake this surgery. Cashing in on this popularity, a lot of hospitals have specialized wings which undertake this surgery.

Obesity Weight Loss Surgery Cost in India

Quite often, an individual tends to compromise on the low cost obesity weight loss surgery in India and resorts to the choice of below par surgeons. Even though you might get the surgery done at reasonable rates, the after effects tend to be poor and so it is strongly suggested that one only opts for the best surgeons in the business. No way denying the fact that Indian hospitals have some of the best in the business.

Before and After

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FAQ’s

Why would you consider surgery for obesity?

Obesity is a very serious medical disease. The alternative to living with obesity would not be any more an option than living with treatable cancer or heart disease.

There are many negative impacts of severe obesity on an individual’s life. Obesity can damage muscle, bones, and internal organs. The chance of heart disease, diabetes, sleep apnea, infertility, osteoarthritis, venous insufficiency, gallbladder disease, and certain cancers are increased by obesity. As your weight increases the risks of medical problems increases. There are many social and psychological implications of being obese. Prejudice at school and at the work place is not uncommon. There is an increased incidence of depression in those affected by morbid obesity. Recent published studies show than severely overweight individuals have a life expectancy of 10 years less than non obese members of the population.

In fact the National Institutes of Health had a consensus statement on morbid obesity and determined that surgery is the only effective means of weight loss in patients that suffer from morbid obesity. There have been many publications recently that have documented these benefits. Gastric bypass surgery can prevent the progression and mortality associated with Type II diabetes in morbidly obese adults. With medical weight loss, most patients lose weight only to relapse and regain their weight. Exercise and making better food choices is still important. But surgery is a great aid in helping you to reach your goals of living a longer and healthier life. It also promotes long term success. Surgery is important, its a great aide in helping patients  reach their goals of living a longer and healthier life.

However, at the Cosmetic and Obesity Surgery Hospital India we go a step further. We believe that the most effect long term success in weight loss is achieved by exposing the patient to a multi-discipline approach that combine surgery with sound pre-surgery education and superior post operative support which helps a patient to maximize their weight loss and adjust to their lifestyle change.

When should surgery be considered?

No patient should consider surgery unless they have failed in multiple attempts at weight loss through other methods. Only then is surgery a good option. There are many reasons for exploring surgery for obesity. Some people have serious illnesses such as diabetes, sleep apnea, hypertension or degenerative joint disease caused by excess weight. For others, the primary motivation is the psychological impact the weight is having on their lives. Whatever the reason, it is essential to realize that surgery for obesity is a major operation that can have complications. Making the decision to have surgery requires careful thought. The first step in considering any surgery should always be self education. That is why we have created the many patient education tools to be found on our website. If you meet the criteria for weight loss surgery your next step today should be to fill up our free consultation form.

How can surgery make me lose weight?

There are two ways the gastrointestinal tract can be altered to cause weight loss. The stomach can be made smaller so that a person feels full after eating less food. The second mechanism is bypassing a portion of the intestines that the food comes in contact with. As a result, you don’t absorb all of the calories that you eat, thus malabsorption occurs. Different operations use these two mechanisms in various ways. Some operations are pure gastric restrictive procedures. Many combine gastric restriction with moderate malabsorption. It is important to realize that there is no perfect operation, therefore we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of all potential procedures with our patients, be it gastric bypass surgery, the LAP-BAND® System or another procedure. Together we can decide which best addresses your particular needs.

Why can I expect surgery to work, when I failed so many other weight loss remedies?

Surgery provides a control mechanism that is with you where ever you go. While it is still important to make good decisions and exercise on a regular basis, surgery makes these goals realistic for our patients. After bariatric surgery you must change your eating habits. If not, you’ll experience unpleasant side effects. On average, patients lose between 60 to 80% of their excess weight and keep the majority off for an extended period.

What is the worst thing that can happen after obesity surgery?

The worst thing that can happen is that someone can die. The risk of surgery is much less than the risk of staying obese. It is very important to choose a bariatric surgeon that is a leader in the field and experienced in handling complications that can arise during obesity surgery. At the Cosmetic and Obesity Surgery Hospital India, our specialists certainly meet this criteria. Potential complications include, but are not limited to, the risk of anesthesia, infection, bleeding, blood clots, hernias and wound complications. This is not stated to frighten you, but to remind you that this is a big decision and not without risk.

Is there a weight limit for laparoscopic weight loss surgery?

There is no absolute limit for laparoscopic weight loss surgery. People with a BMI greater than 60 have a higher chance to be converted to an open procedure. We usually attempt to perform all procedures laparoscopically with small incisions.

Will my insurance cover the operation?

After you complete the preoperative work-up, our staff will write a letter to your insurance company. We explain to them that weight loss surgery is NOT a cosmetic procedure, but is an operation which will help you avoid major health problems later in life. Most insurance companies will usually cover the procedure if you meet the criteria. Unfortunately, some insurance policies have a clause which absolutely excludes coverage of weight loss surgery. Unfortunately, there is little to be done in this situation, short of changing insurance companies.

Is there a minimum weight required for obesity surgery?

First, it is necessary to calculate your body mass index, or BMI. You can check your BMI on our website HERE. The lower limit for weight loss surgery is BMI 40 or higher. If you have major health problems related to obesity like diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, you may be a candidate with a BMI as low as 30.

I had previous abdominal surgery. Can my surgery still be performed laparoscopically?

After any abdominal surgery, you will develop some adhesions or “scars” inside your abdomen. In most cases previous abdominal surgery is not a problem when performing the gastric bypass or Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Any previous abdominal surgery, especially upper abdominal surgery increases the chance of needing to be converted to an open procedure. If your surgeon is well-trained in laparoscopic techniques, you definitely remain a candidate for laparoscopic weight loss surgery. The surgeons at the New York Bariatric Group have performed many operations on patients with previous surgery with excellent results.

Will I be able to get pregnant after gastric bypass surgery?

Woman have had healthy babies after weight loss surgery, but must follow some rules. You MUST NOT get pregnant during the first 18 months after gastric bypass surgery. If you were to get pregnant during this period your fetus could suffer from abnormal development due to malnutrition. After 18 months it is perfectly safe to get pregnant. Weight loss surgery may make it easier to conceive after you lose the weight. Plus, with the improvement in preoperative health problems like diabetes and hypertension your chance of a healthy pregnancy is improved. With LAP-BAND® surgery you can even get pregnant sooner than 12 months after surgery.

Will I be miserably hungry after weight loss surgery since I’m not eating much?

Most patients say “NO”. In fact, for the first 4-6 weeks many patients have almost no appetite. Over the next several months the appetite returns, but it tends not to be a ravenous type of hunger and “satisfaction” is gained by eating less.

How will alcohol affect me after surgery?

You will find that even small amounts of alcohol will affect you quickly. Even one standard bar drink may be too much! You will have higher blood levels with smaller amounts consumed and this is also more toxic on your liver. Patients who drive or operate equipment are cautioned to take this into consideration when drinking, although not part of the question we encourage patients not to drink carbonated beverages and to moderate their drinking of coffee, tea and high in caffeine beverages. These drinks can cause the pouch that is formed through surgery to expand.

How long will I be in the hospital after the surgery?

Most patients will go home from the hospital in 2 days for laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery and go home the same day or spend one night in the hospital for the LAP-BAND®.

How long after the surgery can I return to work?

Most patients can usually be back to work in 7-10 days after the laparoscopic gastric bypass. Everyone heals differently with different pain tolerances and this can vary among patients. Dr. Garber once had a patient that operated a construction crane for a living and returned to work 7 days after the surgery.

What are the advantages of having my obesity surgery with the Cosmetic and Obesity Surgery Hospital India?

Cosmetic and Obesity Surgery Hospital India is one of the top facilities for single incision laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band and gastric bypass surgery in India. One of the major advantages of choosing Cosmetic and Obesity Surgery Hospital India for obesity surgery is the high number of weight loss surgeries performed. As a result, both the professional and ancillary staff are familiar with the unique needs of obesity surgery patients. We are also on the forefronts of the newest technologies in bariatric surgery.

Can I choose my own hotels according to my budget?

You can most definitely choose hotels as per your convenience to you and your budget.

Can I speak with the doctor before I come to India for treatment?

You can talk to the doctor and satisfy all your medical queries. You can also send us your queries for answers from the top doctors.

What modes of payment are accepted for getting treatment in India?

We accept different methods of payment like, cash, plastic cash, via net banking, etc.

How will I get an Indian Medical Visa?

To know about the procedure of getting an Indian Medical Visa, please go to our website where you will find all the details regarding the initial procedure. You can also send us a query regarding the same.

I can only speak my native language?

Many hospitals in India have language translators to help you communicate better and effortlessly with the doctors and medical staff.

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