After the first day or two after sleeve gastrectomy, patients have usually left the hospital. Then the adventure begins! Dr Wong from Central Coast Surgery
Because gastric banding can have limited success with super-obese patients, there was a need for an efficient procedure - the sleeve gastrectomy. Dr Wong
Up to one in three people can regain all their weight within five years of gastric sleeve surgery. Solutions exist - talk to the team at Central Coast Surgery.
The most common questions Dr Wong gets asked relate to the cost of weight loss surgery. Any question on cost, health insurance, public vs private hospitals?
Up till now, the minimum body mass index for gastric banding was 35 - but new guidelines have recently been issued by the FDA in the US. Dr Wong explains…