Do You Need Weight Loss Surgery? | Northern Virginia
There are many factors to consider when contemplating weight loss surgery.
Northern Virginia based surgeons at Northern Virginia Surgical Specialists can help you understand your options.
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Among the most popular weight loss surgery options is gastric bypass surgery.
This is a great option for patients with a BMI of 40 or more for whom diet and exercise have not been successful on its own.
Additionally, this is a great option if you have a BMI of 35 or more plus a secondary weight related condition such as type 2 diabetes.
The Evaluation for Surgery
You should always consult with a doctor who can decide if you are a good surgical candidate.
They will typically look at your nutrition and weight history, current medical and physiological state, age and delve in to your general motivation level for weight loss.
Preparing for Surgery
Once you have gotten the green light from your surgeon, you can begin to take steps towards preparing for surgery day.
In many cases, you doctor will require that you take certain steps to prepare for your surgery in the weeks and months before going under the knife.
These instructions typically include dietary restriction, counseling sessions, smoking cessation, or general weight loss.
Northern Virginia Surgical Specialists
At Northern Virginia Surgical Specialists, we pride ourselves in offering an extensive list of services including many weight loss surgery options.
The services we offer include the following:
· Breast Services
· Hernia Surgery
· Minimally Invasive Surgery
· Colon and Rectal Surgery
· Hernia Surgery
· Bariatric Surgery
· Wound Care
If you or someone you love can potentially benefit from the services we offer, please do not hesitate to call us to schedule a consultation.
We are proud to offer our services to the following areas in Northern Virginia:
· Loudoun County
· Fauquier County
· Fairfax County
· Rappahannock County
Schedule your consultation with one of our board certified surgical experts today, (540)347-2805.