Bariatric Weight-Loss Surgery

Do Weight Loss Centers Work?

Dr. Jason F. Moy
Dr. Brian T. Chin
Daniel Roman
October 19, 2023
Do Weight Loss Centers Work?

Many prospective patients have a healthy dose of skepticism about weight loss centers. This is fair, as everyone should approach any weight loss clinic with questions before proceeding. Weight loss surgery is no small decision, and the prospect can seem daunting at best. 

Patients may be wondering if weight loss centers work. With the right team of doctors, professional care, and exceptional standards, weight loss centers can be life-changing. Here’s some more information on the age-old question, “do weight loss centers work?”

Why Should I Visit a Weight Loss Center?

Obesity is one of the most significant threats to the health of 2 out of every 3 Americans. Those with a family history of obesity, or who have struggled to lose weight their entire lives, may be searching for solutions. A weight loss center provides comprehensive care to those seeking an answer to a life-long health crisis. In the simplest of terms, a weight loss center offers strategies, medical care, and holistic approaches to staying healthy.

The best weight loss centers provide long-term care to their patients. This includes extensive preparation and consultation before surgery and long-term maintenance after surgery. Doctors should be available to answer questions, alleviate fears, and give a comprehensive overview of their surgery. Doctors should help patients weigh their options, and determine the best course of action.

Results that Last

Weight loss centers are a viable option for people with a BMI above 30. With many different surgical methods to choose from, clients can experience results that last. To put it simply, weight loss centers do work, especially with the proper care.

This also means patients must be willing and ready to make major lifestyle changes. Weight loss surgery is not a one-and-done solution. There is extensive preparation before surgery and during recovery. Patients must be willing to undergo surgery meal prep, and stick to a strict diet during post-op, too. If patients stick to protocol, they’ll find that they lose weight rapidly within the first 3 months after surgery. Long-term results start to occur within the first 2 years after surgery. Patients should consult with their doctors to discuss plans for preparation and recovery.

Finding a High-Quality Weight Loss Center Near Me

At BASS Bariatric Surgery Center, we pride ourselves on offering high-quality care to those who need it. We’re proud to have helped transform the lives of hundreds of our patients. Although it’s expected for patients to experience fear and trepidation about weight loss surgery, most people don’t regret a thing. As one of our patients reported, “my only regret is not having this surgery sooner.”

BASS offers our patients an initial consultation, extensive pre-op prep, and long-term post-op care. Our team of doctors will help you determine the best treatment plan for you. This way, we can ensure that you’ll both lose weight and keep it off with ease. After going through with weight loss surgery, patients can expect the following:

  • Decreased appetite, feeling full quicker
  • Substantial weight loss within the first year after surgery
  • Losing 50-80% of body weight
  • More ease with movement and exercise
  • Reduced risk of more life-threatening health issues
  • Long-term happiness and higher quality of life

We offer several surgical options, such as gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, gastric band, and duodenal switch.

Choose BASS and Choose Quality

We know what it takes to leap into weight loss surgery. At BASS, we value the well-being of our patients above all else. If you’d like to learn more about weight loss surgery or the benefits of a weight loss center, contact us today. You can also request an initial consultation with one of our doctors. We’re happy to serve you in your weight-loss journey.

About The Author

Daniel Roman, Content Writer

Daniel Roman is a Digital Content Writer at BASS Medical Group. He received his Masters in Journalism from UC Berkeley in 2021. Daniel has published multiple newspaper articles covering public health issues. His latest was a magazine cover story on pandemics and diseases that he co-wrote with Dr. Elena Conis, a historian of medicine, public health, and the environment.

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