Bariatric weight loss surgery offers a complete transformation—body, health, and lifestyle. The changes patients experience are oftentimes life changing. Whether it’s improving and resolving diabetes, sleep apnea, and high cholesterol or improving mental health and energy levels, bariatric surgery provides numerous benefits to patients looking to lose a large amount of weight. There are numerous […]
Bariatric Surgery is a life-changing experience. From the outward changes to the inward empowerment, you’ll notice improvements within yourself that you never imagined. One thing we tell our patients during an initial consultation is that bariatric weight loss surgery isn’t just a quick fix for losing weight. It’s a catapult toward a healthier lifestyle. As
Despite popular belief, it is crucial that you eat a healthy, balanced diet. Most people look to the latest diet fad instead of taking the time to invest in healthy foods and adjusting their lifestyle accordingly. However, if you can find the self-discipline to make these simple changes, you will find that dieting isn’t necessary.
Before weight loss surgery, Dr. Frenzel has a thorough consultation with patients to discuss the process, risks, and benefits. It’s important for patients to understand that bariatric weight loss surgery isn’t a quick fix to obesity—a quick fix simply doesn’t exist. But, weight loss surgery gives patients a jump start to a new, healthy lifestyle.
Before we dive into what you can expect after surgery, I want to make it clear that Dr. Frenzel will go over with you what you can expect throughout your entire weight loss journey. If you are new to Dr. Frenzel, or a simply browsing to gather more information before you choose a bariatric weight
You’ve successfully undergone bariatric weight loss surgery! The courage and commitment to take that huge step in your overall health and wellness deserves to be recognized. What you’ve done for yourself has the ability to transform your future and give you a fresh start at not only physical health, but mental and emotional health improvements.
Bariatric weight loss surgery changes patients physically, emotionally, and mentally. From the obvious weight loss to improvements with obesity-related illnesses, the physical benefits of undergoing the gastric sleeve procedure speak for themselves. But one advantage that is most surprising to patients is the changes that occur mentally. Imagine waking up each morning unable to easily
Weight loss surgery is not a flippant decision. It requires a financial commitment, a lifestyle change, a dietary commitment, and mental changes. During the beginning phases of consultations and pre-surgery appointments, you learn about the necessary steps you’ll have to take post-surgery. Many prospective patients are terrified of the required diet post-surgery. The biggest concern
Dr. Frenzel works with a wide range of patients across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex to achieve lasting weight loss. From lap band surgery to gastric bariatric surgeries, there are numerous methods available to help patients reach their weight loss goals. When dieting and exercising don’t produce results, consider the benefits of bariatric weight loss. This
It’s a New Year, which means one thing—New Year resolutions. If you are like most of Americans, your resolution revolves around a healthy lifestyle. But with the holidays ending and the plethora of unhealthy choices surrounding your every move, how can you establish and maintain a healthy lifestyle? To help you get started on a
For many weight loss surgery candidates, one of the biggest fears is how to eat properly after surgery. The new restrictions on the stomach limit food intake and leave patients feeling satisfied on only a few ounces of food. Recovering from bariatric surgery means that eating habits must change. And that can be a daunting
Lap Band is a bariatric weight loss procedure designed with an adjustable gastric band for significant weight loss. Many patients who proceed with bariatric surgery choose this method because it is one of the safest and minimally invasive weight loss surgeries available. If you are like one of the many Americans struggling with weight loss,
Dr. Frenzel has double fellowship training in bariatric weight loss surgery and cosmetic plastic surgery. With an abundance of education and training, Dr. Frenzel is able do something unique—work with patients from the initial weight loss consultation all the way through the post-bariatric body contouring process. If have undergone weight loss surgery and are left
Heartburn affects people in different degrees of pain. If you have chronic heartburn, you know just how painful it can be—keeping you up at night, burning your esophagus, etc. Acid reflux, if not treated, can create serious problems to your digestive system. Dr. Frenzel, dual fellowship trained in bariatric weight loss surgery and cosmetic plastic
Many patients who undergo bariatric weight loss surgery desire to continue their transformation with cosmetic plastic surgery. Dr. Frenzel is the only dual-fellowship trained bariatric and cosmetic plastic surgeon in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex and East Texas area. In fact, he is one of only a few in the entire country. With extended expertise
Many patients approach weight loss surgery looking to transform their body. However, it is crucial to understand the health benefits of bariatric surgery. If you suffer from diabetes, sleep apnea, or another obesity-related illness, losing weight fast can help you win back your life. Consider the health benefits of bariatrics. Dr. Frenzel is a dual-fellowship
After undergoing bariatric weight loss surgery, many patients experience unexpected bodily changes. Dr. Frenzel offer a unique ability to help you in a complete transformation—before, during, and after bariatric surgery. Post-bariatrc surgery is designed to help you cut away at loose skin that sticks around after rapid weight loss. Many people experience excess, loose skin
After bariatric surgery, patients experience rapid weight loss. While losing weight gives patients more energy and confidence, it is important to consider how weight loss will affect the body. During the initial consultation with Dr. Frenzel before weight loss surgery, you will learn all about the different types of bariatric surgery and the post-bariatric cosmetic
Gastric bypass is a popular weight loss surgery for patients who need to lose more than 50 pounds. One patient at Advanced Bariatric Surgery found that undergoing bariatric surgery saved her from years of heartache. Before having the gastric bypass surgery, Stacie wore a size 22 pants. She struggled with confidence, energy, and the will
Staying healthy can be a difficult habit to maintain if you have struggled with weight fluctuations in the past. After bariatric surgery, certain eating habits are necessary to create in order to achieve maximum weight loss results. As you enter the holiday season, don’t find yourself surrounded by temptations. Make healthy choices and be open
Bariatric surgery is a life changing operation. Transforming your body and your mind, you will not only look better, but you will feel the weight being lifted. As you being your transformation to a healthier state, consider post-bariatric cosmetic surgery. Often times, patients schedule an initial consultation without considering the actual process of weight loss