If diet and exercise aren't helping you achieve your weight loss goals, you may turn to weight loss surgery.
Gastric sleeve is a procedure that can lead to long-term, healthy weight loss that improves your health and slims your figure.
See how Vive Bariatrics can perform gastric sleeve surgery that doesn't break the bank in Tijuana, B.C.
What Is Gastric Sleeve Surgery?
Gastric sleeve, also called "sleeve gastrectomy" or "vertical sleeve gastrectomy," is a bariatric surgery in which a bariatric surgeon removes 80 percent of the stomach. The stomach is then joined together once again, giving the stomach a sleeve-like appearance.
Patients who receive this bariatric procedure typically lose about 60 percent of their excess body weight in 12-18 months.
Healthy Weight Loss Is Possible Contact Us in Tijuana Today
At Vive Bariatrics, we pride ourselves on offering safe, affordable, and effective bariatric surgery. Dr. Alberto Carlos is board certified in both Mexico and the United States, so no matter where you're from, you know his skills are up to par. He can provide you with bariatric surgery to help you achieve your dream figure and improve your health.
If you want to achieve long-term, healthy weight loss, a gastric sleeve may be right for you. Request a consultation with us today or call our Tijuana office if you have questions:
"Patients who receive gastric sleeve surgery typically lose about 60 percent of their excess body weight in 12-18 months."
Choose Medical Tourism With Vive Bariatrics
We know gastric sleeve surgery can be expensive in countries like the United States and Canada, so we make our services available to people all over the world. You can receive a vertical sleeve gastrectomy with us and enjoy a short vacation in Tijuana for a fraction of the price of surgery in your country. We also offer transportation services to get you from the airport to your appointment. You won't have to worry about navigating unfamiliar streets — we'll do it for you!
Gastric Sleeve Surgery Candidacy
In Good Health
Patients who wish to undergo bariatric surgery must be in good health, aside from their weight. This will help reduce the possibility of complications during surgery.
Willing to Follow a Special Diet
Patients who want a gastric sleeve must be willing to follow a strict diet for two weeks before their bariatric procedure. The diet has a calorie limit and consists mainly of lean proteins, vegetables, and low- or no-calorie beverages. Patients must also be willing to alter their diet permanently after their procedures.
At or Over a BMI of 40
Gastric sleeve candidates have a body mass index of 40 or higher, meaning they are at least 100 pounds overweight. If you have a BMI of 35 or higher and a weight-related medical condition, you may also qualify.
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Understanding This Weight Loss Surgery
Gastric sleeve surgery in Tijuana only takes about an hour to complete. It involves these steps:
Our board-certified surgeon can provide you with bariatric surgery to help you achieve your dream figure and improve your health.
"Patients from all over the world come to Vive Bariatrics for their weight loss surgery. Our board-certified surgeons and highly trained staff help to make your experience safe, comfortable, and effective."