Weight Reduction Surgery

Weight Reduction Surgery known as Bariatric Surgery.

Bariatric Surgery for obesity can be a life changing decision.


There are different types of weight reduction, bariatric surgery. Restrictive, Gastric band surgery is a highly effective and a popular procedure for weight reduction. Gastric banding surgery limits the amount of food intake by creating a narrow passage from the upper part of the stomach which leads to the lower part of the stomach, this reduces the amount of food that the stomach can hold.


The Gastric Band is a ring that is hollow and designed to be placed around the upper part of the stomach. The Gastric band is filled with saline that expands.


Weight Reduction procedures can occur complications. Patients need to have realistic expectations. After surgery it is important to attend post operative support groups and appointments with the dietician. Your specialist Bariatric Surgeon will guide you thoroughly.