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  • How to get Insurance Approval for Bariatric Surgery

    Banana Weight Loss Photo - LocateADoc.com - source http://goo.gl/St47RQWeight-loss surgery helps people who have tried everything to lose weight such as exercise and diet-control. It is very effective in reducing significant amount of weight in obese and severely obese people. Commonly known as bariatric surgery, it is proved to have long-term health benefits.

  • DOCTOR SPOTLIGHT: David G. Davtyan, MD, FACS, FICS

    Dr. David G. Davtyan, Approved Lap-Band Surgeon And Patient "Laparoscopic gastric banding really changed my life and I know that it will change the life of many others who choose the Lap-Band System like I did."

  • Body Contouring: Re-Shaping the Body After Bariatric Surgery

    Following weeks of recovery after major surgery, the last thing most people want to think about is doing it again. If you are bariatric patient coming off of weight loss surgery, however, chances are this may be one of the first things on your mind. After the extreme weight loss that follows bariatric surgery, 100 pounds or more in many instances, skin is left loose and saggy; excess tissue hangs from the abdomen below the belt line, and the hope of being able to finally feel comfortable in "normal" clothes is postponed by hanging flesh that just doesn't seem to fit on your much slimmer frame. Many patients like this turn to plastic surgery to help contour the body, giving shape to their new form. If you've experienced a significant amount of weight loss and are uncomfortable with the excess skin left behind contact plastic surgery doctors in your area and find out what options are best for you.

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  • Dr Feiz Gastric Sleeve Surgery Before and After Pictures - LocateADoc.com

    Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 2013 – Dr. Michael Feiz has had great success performing weight loss surgery on countless patients. However, the renowned bariatric surgeon has noticed that while a less invasive lap band procedure might achieve excellent results with some patients, it is not always sufficient. That's why Dr. Feiz has been at the forefront in performing , which removes a region of the stomach called the fundus, the portion of the body primarily responsible for the production of a hormone known as ghrelin.

  • Plastic Surgeons and Weight Loss

    Some say this new may be too hard to swallow. A Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. Nikolas Chugay, of Chugay Cosmetic surgery Medical Clinic, recently began surgically sewing a “Miracle Patch” to his patients’ “taste-loving tongue”.