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Making a Tighter Tummy Your #1 Priority

Removing fat from the abdominal area is very difficult. Even with the right exercise and diet regimen, it can take years to achieve a taut tummy. For some people, it can be very difficult to lose tummy fat, even with months and years of strenuous exercise routines. For such situations, a tummy tuck is a […]

Body Contouring After Major Weight Loss

Bariatric surgery and non-surgical options are great for helping you reach your body weight goals, but for many people losing the weight is not the final step on their journey. Many people find that they have large amounts of loose and saggy skin that can hang around areas like their stomach, upper arms, and thighs. […]

What to Expect After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery can be a life-changing thing for many. The health benefits and overall improvements in a person’s quality of life make a world of difference. It is important to note that bariatric surgery is just one part of the journey. While the procedure can provide dramatic results within a relatively short span of time, […]

Is Orbera Right for Me?

At Smart Dimensions, our goal is to find an effective weight loss solution for all of our patients. Each individual patient requires personalized care and what may work for some may not be the best option for others. That is why we offer a wide variety of weight loss options. In some cases, surgery may […]

Weight Gain A Side Effect Of Pandemic Stress For Many People

NEWPORT BEACH (CBSLA) — Many people are adding numbers to the scales as a side effect of staying at home, being stressed and sedentary during the pandemic. Doctors found that some Americans put on two pounds per month during the quarantine, according to one study. One small study of 300 people with an average age […]

COVID-19 Update

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How Do I Know If It’s Time for Bariatric Surgery?

Bariatric surgery achieves weight loss through several methods. These include restrictive surgery, wherein a portion of the stomach is removed, which can result in up to 55% of weight loss in five years in a procedure known as a sleeve gastrectomy. Another option is malabsorptive surgery, wherein the stomach and duodenum are bypassed to form […]

Why Is Weight Loss So Difficult?

Struggling with your weight? Vexed by endless diets and exercise routines that don’t produce any visible changes? Don’t worry – there’s always an explanation for why a person may be having trouble with weight loss. A Constant War with the Scale: Why Fad Diets Don’t Work The logic of weight loss is simple: eat less […]

Robotic Sleeve Surgery: Less Invasive with a Faster Recovery

For some people, losing weight is easy. These lucky people are genetically blessed with good metabolism. Others have to go through the rigors of constantly dieting and exercising to lose those unwanted pounds. For some, dropping excess weight is nearly impossible. Are you considering having a gastric-bypass surgery performed? If so, you may be intimidated […]

What Is LINX GERD Treatment?

Expert doctors who deal with esophageal disease are now offering the LINX Reflux Management System treatment for people who are suffering from chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (also known as GERD). LINX was approved in 2012 by the FDA to treat GERD. In studies regarding LINX, 90% of patients reported significant improvement in their reflux symptoms […]

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