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REVISION OR CONVERSION
As it is implied in the name, a revision or conversion surgery will revise your first bariatric surgery in some way. Patients look to revision surgery when a problem occurs that can be related directly to the first bariatric procedure. Another reason people consider revision surgery is due to the fact that they are unable to reach their weight loss surgery goals after the first procedure. Revision surgery is a surgical procedure performed on patients who have already undergone a form of weight loss surgery. They have had the lap band or the gastric sleeve or the gastric bypass and are having troubles with their procedures or they have inferior weight loss post surgery.
Most times when the bariatric patient has their surgery and follows the post op nutritional guidelines, they will lose a great amount of weight. What we forget to produce is that treating obesity can be identical to treating other diseases – at times one treatment just isn’t enough. If this is where you are right now, please do not feel uncomfortable or ashamed or consider this your failure. This is when it is time to contact the experts in revision surgery.
We can discuss your options with you. You may need to sit down with our RHN Registered Holistic Nutritionist to discuss your food log and exercise patterns. If your diet is on track, and there are no trouble areas with your lifestyle, then we can discuss the next steps and revision surgery.
We specialize in conversion and revision surgery. Our plans assist patients from many surgery sources, countries and surgeons. We 20 years of experience working with these patients who have regained their weight. We have specialized pre-op and post-op guidelines that work to ensure that these patient have a long term success post revision surgery.
Regardless of where patients had their surgeries performed, we offer the revision or conversion surgeries to enable them to reach their weight loss goals. Dr. Sergio Verboonen is a leader in providing affordable bariatric procedures that create life-long solutions.
If you have regained some of your weight or all of your weight post lap band, gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, gastric balloon – then please do reach out to us, and we can talk to you about your options for getting back to your ideal weight while recovering your health and your energy levels.
We are real people who really care about our patients and our goal is to see them exceed with their weight loss expectations and thrive post surgery. Rely on us, the leaders who have the experience and the expertise to get you back on track. Lose the weight, not the hope.