Western Surgical Bariatric Center - Home of the Lapband Rockies

Blog

Am I a Good Candidate for the Orbera Intragastric Balloon?

Published on April 21, 2017
Jumping girl on white sand beach against azure sea.

The Orbera intragastric balloon offers a non-surgical approach to moderate weight loss. Weight loss with the gastric balloon is a year-long process, which is why this approach is catered more towards those in search of a way to kickstart their

How to Adjust Your Diet Following Your Gastric Sleeve Procedure

Published on April 21, 2017
Perfect female body

After your gastric sleeve surgery, you will need to make dramatic and permanent changes in your dietary habits. Adopting these lifestyle and dietary changes will give you the best chance of long-term weight-loss success. Fellowship-trained bariatric surgeon Dr. John Weaver,

Exercising After Your LAP-BAND Procedure

Published on April 7, 2017
Bariatric_stock_4

Once you have fully recovered from your LAP-BAND procedure, you will probably be curious about how much of an impact your procedure will have on your everyday life and the tasks you perform on a daily basis. You may also

Tackling Weight-Related Commorbidities Through Bariatric Surgery

Published on February 10, 2017
weight_loss_stock3_

Obesity (BMI 30-40) and morbid obesity (BMI >40) are serious medical conditions that can have a significant impact on the quality and length of your life. Obesity affects every aspect of your life and can increase your risk of developing

Orbera Gastric Balloon – Noticeable Non-Surgical Weight Loss

Published on January 27, 2017
gastric_stock_1

Surgical procedures like the vertical sleeve gastrectomy and the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass have proven to be safe and extremely effective at providing massive weight loss and have helped improved the lives of countless people. There are some people, however,

The Advantages That Gastric Sleeve Surgery Offers

Published on January 12, 2017
bariatric_stock_2

The variety of viable surgical weight-loss procedures available can be overwhelming when a person is searching for their best option. A vertical sleeve gastrectomy, also known as gastric sleeve surgery, is one of the most effective weight-loss procedures and comes

The Benefits of LAP-BAND

Published on December 23, 2016
Beauty posing on the rocky coast

The LAP-BAND procedure has a long history of being an effective weight-loss surgery. The benefits of the LAP-BAND procedure can be lifelong with the proper counseling and follow-up. The LAP-BAND surgery is the first step to a healthier and happier

Important Lifestyle Changes to Make After Your Gastric Bypass

Published on December 9, 2016
weight_loss_stock_3

In order to get the best results following your gastric bypass surgery, you will need to make alterations to your eating habits and lifestyle. These changes will ensure that your procedure is successful and will provide you with a healthier

Gastric Bypass Surgery – Your Pre-Surgery Checklist

Published on November 15, 2016
post_bariatric_surgery_stock_1

Before undergoing gastric bypass surgery, make sure you have completed these essential steps. This guide will make sure your surgery and recovery go smoothly. Make sure you have met with your dietician after your initial consultation. Meet with Dr. John

A Healthier Life After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Published on November 8, 2016
weight_loss_stock_1

Gastric bypass surgery will provide rapid weight loss, but in order to maintain your new weight, you must adopt a healthier lifestyle. Making those changes today will benefit you in the long run. After the surgery, you will be given