By Bahar Ozbal • Medical review by Tamer Sakrak, MD on March 08, 2021
What Is A Post-Bariatric Surgery?
People who deal with overweight problems try to lose weight in traditional ways before considering surgery. When they decide that these methods are useless for their situation, they consult a doctor. If they are good candidates for bariatric surgery, they undergo an operation to fix their metabolism.
People who have bariatric surgery start to lose weight immediately after the surgery. Every individual has a different pace of losing weight, but eventually, they lose weight in 1 to 3 years. The need for post-bariatric surgery shows up here. People who lose almost half of their body weight in time need to remove their excess skin from their bodies. Plastic surgeons do that for them with post-bariatric surgeries.
Written on 23/02/2018
Last Update: 27/06/2022