At Emerge Surgical based in Perth, the procedures selected to treat a person’s obesity depends on various factors. Factors include a person’s level of obesity, overall health condition, and motivation to lose weight. When contemplating weight loss surgery those criteria listed under “Am I a candidate?” are also to be addressed.
Apart from the factors listed above, an absolute essential part of the selection process for weight loss treatment choice is the patient’s preference! The patient must be happy with decisions made and committed to complying with recommendations made by our team. Without this long-term success will be restricted.
Treatment of weight loss is normally classified as surgical or non-surgical. The benefits and limitations of these options are briefly addressed under the appropriate headings. Some of the benefits and limitations however are patient specific and they will only be addressed with you if they are relevant to your care.