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Why Does Bariatric Surgery Work For Weight Loss When Diet Changes Don’t?

September 29, 2023 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Bariatric surgery in Sydney

Bariatric surgery is often a last resort for patients who have either tried and failed to lose weight with diet, medications, and exercise or quickly regained the kilograms they fought hard to lose for months or years. Diet and exercise may not work for you for various reasons, including genetics and hormones. Weight loss surgery induces significant weight loss by reducing the stomach’s capacity or size with lap band surgery, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, or another procedure. Dr. V Kuzinkovas is a certified bariatric surgeon in Sydney, and he explains why obesity surgery works when diet changes don’t. 

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What Are Your Weight Loss Surgery Options? Comparing Obesity Procedures

August 30, 2023 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Obesity surgery procedures in Sydney

Bariatric surgery is not a one-size-fits-all procedure; there are several types of weight loss surgery, and the right one for your needs depends on several factors, such as your current body mass index (BMI) and overall health. The most common procedures offered by Dr V Kuzinkovas at Advanced Surgicare include lap band surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, and gastric bypass. Our certified bariatric surgeon in Sydney discusses the candidacy requirements, procedure details, and results of each bariatric surgery below. 

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3 Tips To Help You Find The Right Bariatric Surgeon For You

July 31, 2023 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Best Bariatric Surgeon Sydney

Having bariatric surgery and changing your lifestyle and habits to lead a healthier lifestyle is a major decision, but the most important choice you must make moving forward is the surgeon who will perform your procedure and help you achieve optimal health. Dr V Kuzinkovas is a certified bariatric surgeon in Sydney who has helped countless men and women lead longer, healthier lives with lap band surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and other weight loss surgeries.

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Why You Need a Dietician and Psychological Counseling for Bariatric Success

June 14, 2023 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Bariatric Surgery in Sydney

Bariatric surgery is arguably the most effective weight-loss solution for people who are morbidly obese. However, it is not magic, so you must develop a healthy diet and strong mental powers to achieve the greatest success. That is why the team at Advanced Surgicare includes a dietician and nutritional counselor to help guide you through your weight-loss journey. Below, Dr V. Kuzinkovas explains the role these experts play. 

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Lap Band Surgery: How Lap Band Surgery Is Performed and Adjusted

May 1, 2023 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Lap Band Surgery in Sydney

These days, patients have many options when it comes to weight-loss surgery. What makes lap band surgery different than other forms of bariatric surgery is that the size of the stomach can be adjusted. In this blog, Dr Kuzinkovas shares how he performs lap band surgery, as well as how he can easily adjust the band in the years following surgery.  

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Will Gastric Bypass Help Your Medical Condition?

April 2, 2023 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Gastric Bypass surgery in Sydney

While weight loss is usually the primary goal of bariatric surgery, many patients also seek surgery to address health problems that make their lives more difficult. Throughout his career as a premier bariatric surgeon, Dr V. Kuzinkovas has seen many of his patients overcome medical conditions following gastric bypass surgery. Read on to see a brief list of medical conditions that can be improved with gastric bypass.

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How the Duodenal Switch Procedure Works to Address Severe Obesity

March 4, 2023 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Duodenal Switch in Sydney

Several variations of bariatric surgery are available to help patients suffering from obesity achieve massive weight loss. The proper procedure for an individual patient depends on their health, BMI and other factors. Duodenal switch is a type of weight loss surgery that combines the surgical techniques used in gastric sleeve and gastric bypass surgery. This procedure is a less common treatment for morbid obesity or people with a BMI of 40 or higher and often leads to the most significant weight loss. 

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Bariatric Surgery Benefits Go Beyond Weight Loss, Improving Diabetes and Heart Health

February 3, 2023 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Bariatric Surgery Health Benefits Sydney

Bariatric surgery improves lives in many ways, allowing people to enjoy new activities without limitations imposed by excess weight. Shedding those extra kilograms also comes with various health benefits. Weight loss surgery not only gives patients the ability to lead a healthier lifestyle but also improves several obesity-related comorbid conditions. 

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How Do You Qualify for Bariatric Surgery? Steps Patients Must Take Before the Procedure

January 5, 2023 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Bariatric Surgery in Sydney

Bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery, is the term for a number of surgeries that can help people who have struggled with obesity and may have comorbid conditions caused or worsened by the excess kilograms. These procedures may be able to help you take control of your health and body size if you meet the criteria. Generally, bariatric surgery is reserved for people with a high body mass index (BMI) who have failed to lose weight or maintain weight loss through traditional means. 

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5 Warning Signs Your Health and Body Are Ready for Bariatric Surgery

December 7, 2022 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Bariatric Surgery in Sydney, Australia

Bariatric surgery, also called weight loss surgery, can be a life-changing procedure. There are often a number of warning signs that a person may benefit from bariatric surgery.

Dr V. Kuzinkovas at Advanced Surgicare in Sydney is a certified bariatric surgeon. He takes pride in helping patients lead healthier lives through weight loss surgery. Here, Dr Kuzinkovas discusses five warning signs that your health and body are ready for bariatric surgery.

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