Medical Weight Loss Surgery

Obesity is rising in India. So are weight-loss surgeries. – Washington Post

Obesity is rising in India. So are weight-loss surgeries.Washington PostAbout 18,000 weight-loss surgeries were conducted in India in 2014, up from 800 just five years ago, said Pradeep Chowbey, chief bariatric surgeon at Max Healthcare hospital in New Delhi and former president of the Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society …

Facelift surgery after massive weight loss poses challenges, reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Eurekalert)

(_Wolters Kluwer Health_) Patients undergoing bariatric surgery for severe obesity are often left with excess, sagging skin affecting all areas of the body — including the face. The unique challenges of facelift surgery in this group of patients — and effective techniques for addressing them — are presented in a paper in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

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