Obese Teens Looking For Help Find it with Bariatric Surgery in Texas

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Teenage obesity is a growing problem in this country, and when diets and exercise are not working, surgical weight loss option and programs have been established specifically for teens.

Dr. Dirk Rodriguez, a bariatric surgeon located in Dallas, Texas, is announcing a new surgical program to help teenagers and young adults with morbid obesity through the use of surgery.

Obesity is not a weight issue; it is a serious medical condition than can lead to major medical issues in the future. With new advancements in technology, patients who are in their teenage years can gain a lot from bariatric surgery.

Bariatric surgery in Dallas is a safe a proven method for helping teenage and adult patients (http://www.drdirkweightloss.com/am-i-a-candidate/teens-and-adolescents). While some surgeries such as the Lap Band and Gastric Bypass have been researched and performed on teenagers, the Sleeve Gasterctomy is a surgery that Dr. Dirk Rodriguez and most surgeons will not perform because it has not been researched and therefore will not be recommended for patients.

Dr. Rodriguez has performed obesity surgery in Dallas for teenagers and young adults, giving him the experience and knowledge to truly help patients with this condition. All of the surgery options performed by Dr. Rodriguez are done laparoscopically, which means with very small incisions, allowing patients to have less pain and a faster healing process.
To learn more about teenage bariatric surgery or about Dr. Dirk Rodriguez, visit http://drdirkweightloss.com or call (214) 373-4751.

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