Often we get asked how much stomach is removed during gastric sleeve surgery. This is quite variable from person to person and surgeon to surgeon.
Many people ask why gastric sleeve surgery is so expensive. Weight loss surgery is not a magic, quick fix solution. Reputable clinics need to provide follow up care and also dietitians and surgeon post-op visits.
Besides lap bands, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and other forms of weight loss surgery, Dr. Ken Wong also performs a lot of skin cancer surgery.
GORD (also known as GERD) is a condition of the gastro-intestinal system which affects up to 1 in 5 people in the Western world. It refers to a constellation of problems which people experience such as the burning sensations just under the ribs
This is a problem that our clinic sees a lot. Everyone regains weight over time after gastric sleeve surgery. Some regain a little. Some a lot.