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Plastic Surgery After Bariatric Surgery- Unveiling Your Best Self!

Dr. Stephenie Poris and Dr. Elizabeth Dovec pose together

Congratulations! You’ve shed those pounds, revamped your lifestyle, and turned your health around with Bariatric Surgery. You lost all this weight and have improved or resolved so many associated health issues but now have some excess skin…so now what?! Let’s dive into the nitty-gritty of post-weight loss plastic surgery with Dr. Stephenie Poris from Poris Plastic Surgery. Here we break down the when, what and how of plastic surgery after weight loss with Dr. Stephenie Poris of Poris Plastic Surgery…

Managing Gallbladder and Biliary Issues after Bariatric Surgery

Picture of a person in a white lab coat with stethoscope holding a drawing of a gallbladder

Gallbladder and biliary issues can be a concern for individuals who have undergone bariatric surgery. We will discuss various treatment options, including lifestyle modifications, medications, and minimally invasive procedures that can effectively manage gallbladder and biliary issues after bariatric surgery. Common symptoms and signs of gallbladder and biliary issues Gallbladder and biliary issues after bariatric surgery can present with various symptoms and signs. The most common symptom is abdominal pain, which can range from mild discomfort to severe cramping. The…

Gastric Bypass: Exploring the Gold Standard for Bariatric Surgery 

Dr. Betsy Dovec wearing a scrub cap, surgical face mask, and surgical gown performing laparoscopic surgery

Are you considering gastric bypass surgery for weight loss but want to understand more about the procedure? Look no further as we delve into the Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (aka – LRYGB; RNY; Roux-En-Y; Gastric Bypass; Bypass) and explore why it is considered the gold standard for bariatric surgery. Want to see it? Watch our DoctorXDietitian unedited gastric bypass episode HERE. The highlights The Gastric Bypass takes the stomach from roughly the size of a football to the size of…


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