Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Surgery
Procedure: Removes a portion of the stomach, producing a tube-shaped stomach (sleeve).
Recovery Time (back to all your everyday activities with no restrictions): 2 – 4 weeks
Risks and Complications: Lower risk of Dumping Syndrome
Results: Patients should expect to lose weight at a slower, steadier rate. In the first 12 to 18 months, they may lose, on average, 60% of excess weight.
Benefits of Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastric Sleeve Surgery, also known as sleeve gastrectomy, is a highly effective weight loss procedure that offers numerous benefits.
Significant Weight Loss
Gastric Sleeve Surgery promotes substantial weight loss by reducing the size of your stomach. During the procedure, a large portion of the stomach is removed, leaving behind a smaller, sleeve-shaped stomach. This restricts the amount of food you can consume, leading to a reduced calorie intake and significant weight loss over time.
Improved Health and Quality of Life
Obesity is often associated with various health conditions, including diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and joint pain. Gastric Sleeve Surgery can help alleviate or even resolve these conditions, leading to improved overall health and a better quality of life.
Sustainable Long-Term Results
Gastric Sleeve Surgery provides long-term weight loss results. By permanently reducing the size of your stomach, this procedure helps you develop healthier eating habits and portion control. It also positively impacts hormones involved in appetite regulation, helping you feel fuller for longer and reducing cravings.
Minimally Invasive Procedure
Gastric Sleeve Surgery is typically performed laparoscopically, using small incisions and specialized instruments. This approach offers several advantages, including reduced scarring, shorter hospital stays, and faster recovery compared to traditional open surgery.
What To Expect With Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Preparing for Gastric Sleeve Surgery is an important step in your weight loss journey. Here’s an overview of what you can expect:
Before undergoing the procedure, our medical team will conduct a thorough evaluation to determine if Gastric Sleeve Surgery is the right option for you. This evaluation may include medical tests, consultations, and discussions about your weight loss goals and expectations.
Gastric Sleeve Surgery involves the removal of a large portion of the stomach, creating a smaller sleeve-shaped stomach. This procedure is performed under general anesthesia, and our skilled surgeons will ensure your safety and comfort throughout the operation.
After the surgery, you will spend a few days in the hospital for monitoring and recovery. Our dedicated medical team will provide you with postoperative care instructions, including dietary guidelines, activity recommendations, and pain management strategies.
Lifestyle Changes and Ongoing Support
Gastric Sleeve Surgery is a tool for weight loss, but it requires a commitment to long-term lifestyle changes. Our program includes comprehensive support, including nutritional counseling, exercise guidance, and ongoing follow-up care to help you achieve your weight loss goals and maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Discover a Healthier You with Gastric Sleeve Surgery
If you’re ready to transform your life through Gastric Sleeve Surgery, take the first step by scheduling a consultation with our experienced team at New You Surgical Weight Loss. During this consultation, we’ll discuss your weight loss goals, medical history, and determine if Gastric Sleeve Surgery is the right option for you.