Weight loss surgeries help people with extreme obesity to lose weight. It may be an option if a patient is unable to lose weight through diet and exercise, or suffer from serious health problems caused by obesity.

Many people who undergo the surgery lose weight in a short period of time, but regain some of weight as times passes. If the patient follows a diet program and exercise recommendations, he can keep most of the weight off. In addition, the patient must dedicate to a medical follow up post-surgery for the rest of his life.

MEDI TOUR and through its medical service providers, help people who are looking to undergo with such operations and assist them on finding the convenient and suitable medical professionals with affordable prices.

What are the surgical options?

Surgeons use three types of operations most often:

  • Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band
  • Gastric sleeve surgery, also called sleeve gastrectomy
  • Gastric bypass

Surgery Benefits

Medical tourism has in the past decade, made a sizable breakthrough, particularly involving specialized weight loss procedures. In fact, millions travel across borders just for bariatric surgeries like incision-less weight loss surgeries including gastric sleeve and gastric bypass.

Aside from the surgery cost, there are additional benefits such as: Long-term remission for type-2 diabetes, improved cardiovascular health, relief of depression, eliminate obstructive sleep apnea, joint pain relief, improve fertility, and help reduce pregnancy complications.

Did You Know?

Gastric sleeve patients lose between 60 and 70 percent of their excess body weight within 12 to 18 months, on average. Gastric bypass surgery is generally recommended for very obese patients with a Body Mass Index over 45.