Change Your World With Our Specialised Support Program

Whenever a patient comes into my clinic and tells me about their life struggles. After a few minutes discussing their weight loss options, they realise that they can change their lives for the better with the support from Perth Weight Loss and Surgery. Every time a patient walks in, they know that they will have […]

Aug 27th,2020
How can Weight Loss Surgery be Life-Saving for Overweight People?

Weight loss surgery has been considered to be the most effective option for patients suffering from obesity and obesity-related diseases – such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and more. Bariatric surgery is an option for those who have a BMI over 40 or more than 35 with comorbidities, such as diabetes, high cholesterol […]

The Post-Op Diet: Food Guidelines After Bariatric Surgery

After undergoing bariatric surgery you are on your way to a healthy lifestyle with reduced health issues. To help with post-operation recovery and get you back to full health faster, it’s important to eat right and follow a strict transition diet while your stomach heals. Our Dietitians are here to guide you through this phase. […]

Colonoscopy Preparation for Bariatric Surgery Patients

For patients who have had weight loss surgery, such as gastric sleeve or gastric band procedures, there can be concerns about how they might undergo a colonoscopy in the future if required for healthcare checks or diagnostic reasons. A colonoscopy can detect bowel disorders such as colitis, diverticulitis, Crohn’s Disease, and irritable bowel syndrome. Colonoscopy […]

Apr 17th,2019
Post Weight Loss Surgery Exercise

What exercise is best for you post-surgery?  Let’s be honest participating in exercise may be the last thing on your mind after you have just had surgery, but it is important to consider because it will assist the weight loss process and has extensive benefits including increasing your blood flow, circulation, and bowel function. Obesity […]

How to Accept Your New Body Image

The journey to weight loss can sometimes be a long road, particularly after gastric banding or gastric bypass surgery. It’s not uncommon for our minds to take a little while to catch up with what we see in the mirror. Losing weight can change our lives in many ways; some we can anticipate, but others […]

Nov 29th,2018
Vitamin B12 Deficiency After Weight Loss Surgery

Vitamin B12 is the largest and most structurally complex vitamin. B12, otherwise known as Cobalamin, is one of the most common vitamin deficiencies amongst gastric bypass surgery and sleeve gastrectomy patients. The absorption of vitamin B12 begins in the mouth, tiny amounts of particles are absorbed through mucous membranes. Vitamin B12 is an important nutrient […]

Nov 20th,2018
Osteoporosis After Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery, or otherwise known as bariatric surgery, is a group of individual procedures designed and performed to assist patients who are struggling with obesity and failing to lose weight. Bariatric procedures range in different surgeries from gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, duodenal switch to gastric banding. Each procedure differs with some procedures aiming to […]

Bone Density after Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery such as sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and duodenal switch is an increasingly common procedure utilised as a treatment for obesity. Morbidly obese individuals are at risk for metabolic bone disease due to inadequate calcium intake, vitamin D deficiency, chronic dieting behaviours, underlying diseases due to poor health, and the consistent use of medications […]

Oct 30th,2018
Vitamin D Deficiency Post Surgery

Obesity is a growing health problem within Australia, and bariatric surgery continues to have a successful affect in assisting to lower the increasingly high morbid obesity rate across the nation. The long-term effects of this procedure can lead to improved physical and psychological health. * Depending on the type of bariatric surgery the body can […]