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Category: Lap Band Surgery

Another lap band removed

Posted on 14 Jun, 2018
Another lap band removed
Lap bands can cause many types of problems over time. Many patients suffer from reflux and difficulties eating. Soemtimes they can cut a hole into the stomach and cause life threatening emergencies.

Why may weight loss surgery fail?

Posted on 10 Feb, 2015
Why may weight loss surgery fail?
In a recent issue of the Australian Women’s Weekly, Dr Ken Wong discusses why weight loss surgery (including gastric sleeve or gastric bypass) may not work.

Cost of gastric sleeve surgery – why does it cost so much?

Posted on 09 Feb, 2015
Cost of gastric sleeve surgery – why does it cost so much?
Still wondering why gastric sleeve surgery cost (on average) a few thousand dollars? The team at Central Coast Surgery explains the reasons - read on..

Gastric bypass may be a good rescue option for failed gastric sleeves

Posted on 13 Oct, 2013
Gastric bypass may be a good rescue option for failed gastric sleeves
Gastric sleeve can result in an occasional stomach dilatation down the track. A conversion to gastric bypass may well be a good solution. Dr Wong explains…

Super-super obese and gastric sleeve surgery

Posted on 26 Feb, 2013
Super-super obese and gastric sleeve surgery
At Central Coast Surgery, Dr Ken Wong has performed many gastric sleeves on patients weighing more than 200 kilograms, with body mass index greater than 60.