Weight Loss Program

Is a Sleeve Gastrectomy Right For You?

Losing weight is a battle that millions of people find themselves struggling in, as nearly 37% of American adults are considered obese. Risks for further health complications increase the longer your weight is uncontrolled. Sometimes, however, traditional weight loss methods aren’t enough to deal with the issue.  If you have unsuccessfully tried everything from diet …

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Sleeve Gastrectomy

At NYC Hernia, Dr. Jacob is a highly respected hernia surgeon. But you may not know he also has over 18 years’ experience performing sleeve gastrectomy surgery for weight loss. In fact, Dr. Jacob has performed well over 1000 sleeve gastrectomies for patients struggling to get their life back after morbid obesity.  Here’s some more …

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After Bariatric Weight-Loss Surgery

OK, so Dr. Jacob recently performed sleeve gastrectomy surgery on you. You’re now fully recovered, and you’ve worked through the special diet used to let your stomach heal as quickly as possible. About one month has passed, and you now feel like yourself again, and you’re ready for what comes next on your weight loss …

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Correcting a Failed Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery isn’t always successful. Sometimes the former procedure fails, such as when a lap band loosens. In other cases, the patient failed to lose the expected weight. Revisional weight loss surgery may then be necessary. Dr. Jacob performs these revision procedures. What is revisional weight loss surgery? In revisional bariatric surgery, a second …

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Bypassing a Gastric Bypass

Obesity isn’t just about the added pounds; it’s more about the impact it can have on the patient’s overall quality of life and quality of their health. Obesity can lead to hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, joint problems, and a host of other health issues. But once a person has become obese, it’s not as if …

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