South Texas Bariatric Surgeons discuss the benefits of surgery for severe obesity

If you are struggling with your weight, gaining and gaining no matter what diet or exercise program you try, you may be a candidate for weight loss surgery. If your BMI is in the range of 30 to 40, there are a number of weight loss procedures and bariatric surgery options you can consider to lose weight and improve your health.

Combined with a treatment plan and follow through, bariatric surgery can put you on the path to significant weight loss, improving the quality of your health and your life in general. Procedures such as LAP-BAND, gastric bypass, vBloc, gastric sleeve, and others offer various approaches to the same end goal: a healthier you. But it’s important to remember that bariatric surgery is just a tool to get you on the path to success. And STX Surgeons, founded by leading bariatric surgeons Dr. Keith Wright and Dr. Gerardo Carcamo, is here to guide you on that path to weight loss success. Having performed more than 7,000 successful weight loss procedures, the San Antonio team of Drs. Wright and Carcamo understand the physical and emotional journey to a healthier weight. The benefits are clear.

Studies show that more then 90 percent of people who had severe obesity and undergo bariatric surgery are successful in maintaining 50 percent or more of their excess weight loss after the surgery. Other benefits include:

  • improved longevity
  • the improvement or resolution of coexisting diseases, such as high blood pressure, asthma, sleep apnea, arthritis, and more
  • often the improvement and remission of Type II diabetes mellitus (T2DM)
  • overall quality of life improvement

Are you struggling with obesity? Call STX Surgeons (210) 220-1726 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Keith Wright or Dr. Gerardo Carcamo—San Antonio’s leading weight loss surgery doctors.