Archive for May, 2009
Tools to help with weight loss and weight loss maintenance
I wanted to let our past and prospective patients all over Orange, Los Angelesand Riverside counties know about some additional services and weight loss tools we provide through Lite and Smart Dimesions. Every third Wednesday of the month we hold a post op nutrition class at the Center For Obesity at Orange Coast Memorial Hospital. […]
Importance of follow up
One of the most important aspects of continuing to be successful after bariatric surgery is follow up. Scheduling routine appointments with your surgeon will help make you more accountable. It is also important forour practice to see our patients on a regular basis. Our program is certified with the Surgical Review Corporation as a Center […]
Lap band Criteria is Changing!
The patient eligibility criteria for adjustable laparoscopic bands is changing! Our practice is now accepting patients with BMI 35-40 without serious comorbidities. This change will allow more people access to this powerful weight loss tool. In the past, our practice required a BMI of 40, or 35-40 with either hypertension, sleep apnea or diabetes. Please […]