Handle Your Excess Skin After Weight Loss Surgery

Are you thinking about making the life-changing decision to undertake bariatric surgery, but worried about loose stomach skin that may occur afterwards? Sagging or loose skin after weight loss surgery is extremely common. Your skin will expand when you gain weight because it is adapting to a new mass that is being added to your […]

Mar 30th,2021
The Importance of Psychological Support After Bariatric Surgery

  In deciding to have bariatric surgery, you are making a commitment to your health. However, bariatric surgery plays a role in not only your physical health but also your mental wellbeing. Many major studies, such as this one, have found that people who have undergone weight loss surgery have reported mental health gains. The […]

Feb 15th,2021
Exercise After Weight Loss Surgery

If you’ve recently undergone, or are considering weight loss surgery, it’s important to understand the importance of exercise after weight loss surgery, and how critical it is to the long-term success of your bariatric fitness goals. We’ve put together an informative guide on the importance and benefits of exercise post-bariatric surgery to keep living your […]

Revisional Bariatric Surgery for Weight Loss Surgery Patients

At Perth Weight Loss and Surgery, our aim is to help you reach your goal weight, and live a healthy, happy life that you deserve. In some cases, to achieve this, revisional bariatric surgery will be required. Revisional bariatric surgery is often undertaken when the initial weight loss surgery does not render the weight loss […]

Nov 30th,2020
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