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Social Eating after Bariatric Surgery: A Quick Guide

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Food forms a big part of our lives. So, it’s no surprise that social eating can feel tricky for bariatric patients after the gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, SIPS surgery or the lap band. We often find that many patients become anxious when they are faced with the prospect of eating…

Myths and Misconceptions about Bariatric Surgery

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It’s 2019 and there are lots of myths and misconceptions surrounding bariatric surgery. Bariatric surgery drastically reduces the size of your stomach, changes the way you digest food and restricts your calorie and nutrient intake in order to make you eat less and lose weight. At Emerge Surgical we offer…

What is Mindful Eating and why is it important after bariatric surgery?

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Mindful eating refers to paying full attention to your eating habits and the full experience of eating and drinking. Practising mindful eating is not only important after bariatric surgery but becomes even more important as Christmas and new year festivities draw closer. By taking practising mindful eating habits during the…

How to Survive the Festive Season After Bariatric Surgery

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The festive season is a stressful time for many bariatric patients. When patients think of upcoming celebrations, they become anxious because they worry they may not survive the festive season after bariatric surgery. Surviving the over-indulgence and eating traps during the silly season is simple. Don’t fight your new stomach…

Having a Tummy Tuck with Dr Padovan? Here’s What You Need to Know

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Tummy tuck surgery (or abdominoplasty) involves the removal of excess skin and excess fat from the abdominal area and tightening the muscles under the skin. The surgery is one of our most popular cosmetic procedures among patients who had their bariatric surgery with Dr Padovan. The tummy tuck is ideal…

Why Am I Losing My Hair After Bariatric Surgery?

Is your hair looking shorter, thinner, and falling out months after your weight loss surgery? You’re not alone. Many bariatric patients experience hair loss in the first six months after their surgery. While it can make many patients feel self conscious and can negatively impact their self esteem, hair loss…

How to maintain your weight loss after bariatric surgery

Maintaining your weight loss after bariatric surgery is important for your long term success after surgery. Lots of our patients have certain expectations of what their lives will be like after their bariatric surgery in Perth with Dr Padovan. They know their intake of food will be restricted and they…

Everything You Need to Know About SIPS Surgery

SIPS stands for Stomach Intestinal Pylorus-Sparing Surgery. It is a relatively new surgical procedure that combines the benefits of the sleeve gastrectomy and the standard gastric bypass. SIPS decreases the size of your stomach and bypasses part of the food digestion process to help you lose weight. How does the…

How to Stay Hydrated After Weight Loss Surgery

Staying hydrated after weight loss surgery can be challenging for many patients. Having a smaller stomach post-surgery enables you to lose weight by limiting the amount of food you can eat so you quickly feel full. The downside is that your fluid capacity is also limited and so, you may…

Why Is Long-Term Follow-up Important After Weight Loss Surgery?

Your weight loss journey doesn’t begin and end with your surgery. Your follow-up appointments are important before and after your weight loss surgery. They are also crucial to your long-term weight loss success. Follow-ups are important for your recovery after weight loss surgery Weight loss surgery is one of the…

How to Prepare for Your Weight Loss Surgery

Congratulations on taking the step to having your weight loss surgery in Perth! The way you prepare for your weight loss surgery will ensure that you have a fighting chance for a successful and long-term weight loss after surgery. We’ve put together some tips to help you successfully prepare for…

Am I a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

Weight loss surgery makes surgical changes to your stomach to limit how much food you can eat and how many nutrients you can absorb, to help you lose weight. Weight loss surgery isn’t for everyone. It’s not a quick fix to help you lose 15kg by summer so you can…

Why is Weight Loss Surgery Successful?

Obesity is a major health problem and is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths in the Western World. Every year, more Australians become overweight or obese, and the numbers don’t seem to be stopping anytime soon. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, over 22,000 Australians…

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