Weight Loss Surgery Los Angeles – Adolescent Treatment
If you or someone you love is struggling with adolescent obesity, you know how difficult it can be. Morbid obesity can have profound effects on a persons self confidence, health, and happiness. Fortunately, there is hope in the form of adolescent weight loss surgery, available for patients in Los Angeles, Pasadena, Arcadia, and surrounding communities at California Bariatric and General Surgery Associates. We are committed to helping adolescent patients overcome obesity and enjoy the quality of life they deserve. To learn more about how bariatric surgery may benefit you or your teen, contact our office today.
Reach Your Weight Loss Goals with Bariatric Surgery
When a teenager is morbidly obese & having a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 35 or greater, he or she faces an elevated risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, liver, lung, and joint problems, and other health threats. When a teenager is morbidly obese, weight loss surgery may be an option to consider. Bariatric surgery can be effective for adolescents who adhere to the diet and nutrition guidelines recommended for weight loss surgery patients. With surgery and aftercare provided by a compassionate team of professionals, adolescents can lose weight and keep it off.
Weight Loss Surgery Options for Adolescents
California Bariatric and General Surgery Associates provide a number of weight loss surgery options that may be suitable for adolescents. This may include Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass, Lap Band surgery and/or Sleeve Gastrectomy. Treatment depends on a number of factors, including the patient’s BMI, overall health, and medical history.