Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 09, 2013
The miracle of lap band surgery, or bariatric surgery, is starting to catch on to the masses. Once looked upon as a something scary that should be avoided at all costs, more and more people are now turning to lap band surgery at The Lap Band Center to combat their weight issues as with the proper execution, will offer incredible results.
Dr. Naim from The Lap Band Center attended medical school at the exclusive Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He then completed his residency at New York Methodist and held the position of Chief Resident during his final year. His illustrious career continued with his fellowship in Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery. Since 2004, Dr. Naim has specialized in laparoscopic gastric bypass, open gastric bypass, Revisional surgery, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, and lap band placement procedures.
His portfolio was further strengthened with the receipt of multiple awards and honors such as the Faculty Certificate of Recognition for Scientific Presentation, The Highest Research Productivity Award, and the Resident Achievement Award from various societies. Additionally, Dr. Naim conducted extensive medical research throughout his career and offered up his findings to the field of bariatric surgery through numerous publications and presentations.
His extensive experience in the field of bariatric surgery plays a major role in the increase of patients flocking to his clinic for lap band consults and surgeries. Here are some things that bariatric surgery can offer patients.
1. Visible results
Weight loss after lap band surgery is gradual but constant. Some patients have reported that they continue to lose weight even three years post-surgery. If constant and healthy weight loss is the patient’s goal, then lap band surgery is the way to go. Keep in mind that as lap band surgery is not a cosmetic weight-loss procedure like liposuction, the results are not instantaneous. Rather, lap band surgery is for those who are looking for make a lasting lifestyle change. Coupled with a healthy diet and basic exercise, healthy and constant weight loss is finally attainable with the right doctor and treatment method.
2. Extensive care and supervision
As the first and only FDA-approved weight loss surgery, doctors like Dr. Naim take great care and pride in conducting lap band surgeries. Before surgery, patients are advised to attend several consults with their doctor to ensure that they meet all criteria of the surgery. Patients are usually approved for bariatric surgery if their Body Mass Index (BMI) is over 35 or if they have a life threatening weight-related disease. After patients have undergone surgery, the follow-up care is extensive, yet necessary. X-rays and visits to the dietician are the norm and have to be taken into consideration before surgery. Although the road to recovery may take weeks, patients who have undergone lap band surgery find it fulfilling and worth it.
3. Lifestyle empowerment
With the weight off for good, former patients of lap band surgery are now experiencing normal and healthy lives. They no longer have to worry about life threatening diseases and can now consider doing things they have never had the chance to do before. Dr. Naim says that lap band surgery coupled with healthy living equates a better quality and standard of living that many former patients never thought they would be able to experience pre-surgery.
Find out more about Dr. Naim and the revolutionary lap band surgery by calling 1-800-472-4900, or visiting http://www.thelapbandcenter.com/ for more detailed information.