Long Term WLS offers the most affordable weight loss surgery options in Tijuana, Mexico. Our leading bariatric surgeon Dr. Jorge Maytorena has performed over 6,000 successful bariatric procedures, providing high quality and outstanding results to our patients.
Long Term WLS specializes in laparoscopic bariatric surgery such as Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Mini Gastric Bypass and Revision Weight Loss Surgery.
How do I lose weight with gastric sleeve surgery?
Gastric Sleeve surgery has become one of the most popular procedures to
lose weight in the last decade; the gastric sleeve procedure basically
helps to restrict food intake. Around 70% of the stomach is removed, as a
consequence, less food is needed to make you feel full. In a period of
12 to 18 months you can experience a substantial weight loss of 80 % of
the total of your overweight, as well as other health improvements…
There is no shame on losing weight with surgery!... Many people that you know have been through weight loss surgery, every day, more and more people are taking this life commitment without you even know… Why?... Bariatric Surgery is the most effective treatment for morbid obesity and health issues related with it, this is achieved removing a portion of the stomach ( Gastric Sleeve , DuodenalSwitch …), restricting and re-routing the small intestine to a small stomach pouch ( Gastric Bypass ) or reducing the sizes of the stomach with Gastric Band… Now, if you’re wondering how is that some of your friends and family, or even celebrities suddenly lose so much weight?... We share you their secret! Yes, many of them achieve their weight loss goals changing their eating habits, enrolling in to a gym or sports routines, others try to inhibit their hunger through medication, and many other crazy methods to lose weight… But some of these options still not work for you, sometimes you
Soft and blended food (3rd Phase) If you had weight loss surgery and you just passed without any problem or discomfort the 1st phase (Clear liquids) and 2nd phase (Liquids), you may be ready to incorporate pureed, soft and blended food into your daily diet. The soft foods phase is followed 20 days post surgery. The soft food stage must be initiated with “baby food texture” choices; foods that can be easily crushed with a fork or mixed to a ‘slurry’ with almond milk, coconut milk, soy milk or water (Avoid the daily consumption of dairy products). You may stay on this phase for as little as 10 days or for 2-3 weeks, once you feel signs of satisfaction on your stomach you can gradually advance into thicker textures. Keep in mind that your new stomach is just healing and recovering from surgery, learn to listen to your body and STOP eating once you feel satisfied, it’s better to eat 3 to 5 times per day in small portions so you can get enough nutrition without pushing your slee
Once you’ve made the decision of having Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico , the next step is to know who is the best bariatric surgeon to make sure you are in the best hands. Since you will travel to Mexico for your surgery , you will have to make research to get the closest to a first hand experience of where you will have surgery, fortunately we have the Internet to help out on the quest of looking for the best bariatric surgeon for your weight loss surgery. There are many things to consider and you might have a list of questions, however there are some questions that are more important than others, here we present the top 5 questions to ask before having Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico . 5 questions to ask your doctor before having Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico 1.- How long has your doctor been performing Bariatric Surgery ? Experience is a great indicator of your doctor’s track record. Dr. Maytorena has over 16 years of experience in bariatric surgery , he h