How can Weight Loss Surgery be life-saving for overweight people?

Weight loss surgery’s 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 or […]

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. […]

Is it Physical Hunger or Emotional Hunger? 

Post-surgery, people often struggle with their changing relationship with food and eating. At Perth Weight Loss and Surgery, we know that for some people, eating behaviours can be driven by the internal discomfort that feelings produce and for many of us, this discomfort is eased by eating. This makes a lot of sense. As infants, being […]

Apr 16th,2020

𝗗𝗶𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗸𝗻𝗼𝘄 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗻𝗼𝘄 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗰𝘁 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘁𝗲𝗮𝗺 𝗼𝗳 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹𝘀 𝘃𝗶𝗮 𝗧𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵? At 𝗣𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗵 𝗪𝗲𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗟𝗼𝘀𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗦𝘂𝗿𝗴𝗲𝗿𝘆, we are committed to providing high-quality service to all of our clients; which is why we have now introduced 𝗧𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵! Telehealth allows us to connect with all of our patients online, offering you all the […]

Apr 14th,2020

As of today, Perth Weight Loss and Surgery is waiting on the cabinet meeting scheduled for 11 May; once this takes place, it will filter to the hospitals to pass onto us the following information: If we can proceed with bariatric surgery, what criteria we must meet, And what portion of theatre lists we will […]

May 04th,2020
What is Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

In this article we discuss gastric sleeve surgery. We’ll explain what it is, who it’s suitable for, walk through the process from preparation to recovery and look at the results patients can achieve. What is Gastric Sleeve Surgery? Gastric sleeve surgery is an irreversible procedure which involves the removal of part of your stomach and […]

Feb 28th,2020
How to Prepare for Weight Loss Surgery

In this article we discuss how to prepare for weight loss surgery. These pointers will help you navigate the process and achieve the best possible results. The guidelines apply to all types of weight loss procedures, including gastric band surgery, gastric bypass surgery and gastric sleeve surgery. Your surgeon will advise further on steps specific […]

Jan 31st,2020
Weight Loss Surgery – How much will it cost?

Weight loss surgery is a significant investment in your health and quality of life, so it’s vital to understand the costs involved. The first factor to consider is whether or not you have private health insurance with obesity surgery cover. With private cover, depending on the type of surgery you require, you can expect out-of-pocket […]

Dec 16th,2019
How Does Gastric Sleeve Surgery Work?

Our bodies are amazing and adaptable machines. Over millennia the human body has evolved in response to the things it encounters – for better or worse. It’s why our hair stands on end in the cold, why we shiver and sweat, and why we store fat. Gastric sleeve surgery offers an effective, though irreversible, solution […]

Nov 27th,2019
Obesity: Is it in our genes?

Obesity: Is it in our genes? Obesity-related health issues are on the rise. Data released by the Australian Government last year showed 60% of men and 66% of women had a waist circumference putting them at high risk of health issues. Type 2 diabetes, cognitive impairment, stroke and heart disease are no longer relegated to […]

Oct 23rd,2019