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Aug 01, 2014, 20:22 ET

3 Key Differences Between Lap Band and Sleeve Gastrectomy

In recent years, interest in bariatric weight loss surgery has become greater than ever. Yet, all too often, sufferers of obesity undergo treatment...

Jul 31, 2014, 21:30 ET

The Scientific Verdict is Clear: Weight Loss Surgery Saves Lives

Anyone who has been paying attention to the press coverage of weight loss medicine can't help but notice a growing medical and scientific consensus...

Jul 31, 2014, 15:52 ET

3 Ways to Discuss Weight Loss Surgery with your Partner

 Dr. Feiz and Associates has found that some individuals who are seriously interested in having a weight loss surgery are struggling with...

Jul 30, 2014, 21:10 ET

Weight Loss Surgery with Dr. Feiz and Associates Can Add Up to 14 Years to Life Expectancy

 One of the most frequent worries leading bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. hears when people come to his office seeking weight...

Jul 15, 2014, 21:14 ET

Ease Weight Loss Surgery Anxiety with a Seminar at Dr. Feiz & Associates

 Patients battling severe obesity should not be overwhelmed by questions and the myriad of modern options for treatment. Help is readily...

Jul 07, 2014, 20:55 ET

Empathy, Compassion Top Attributes of the Right Doctor for Weight Loss Surgery

 Empathetic, compassionate, reassuring and friendly care are among the top traits that make for the right doctor for weight loss surgery,...

Jun 30, 2014, 20:19 ET

Studies Verify Sleeve Gastrectomy Safety and Low Complication Rates

 Patients taking advantage of expertly performed sleeve gastrectomy in Marina Del Rey and other cities with Dr. Michael Feiz have more reason...

Jun 26, 2014, 20:57 ET

Revitalize your Health with Lap Band Revision Surgery

 For those who have suffered a failed lap band treatment, there's still plenty of reason to stay positive thanks to the remarkably effective...

Jun 24, 2014, 21:44 ET

Weight Loss Surgery May Significantly Reduce Cancer Risk, Says Comprehensive Review

 A new study published in the journal Obesity Surgery indicates that bariatric patients benefit from a significantly decreased risk of cancer...

Jun 20, 2014, 19:25 ET

For Weight Loss, a Lap Band Revision Can Be Even Better than a Change in Attitude

 While many severely obese people are looking seriously into weight loss surgery, exploring the pros and cons of lap band vs. sleeve...

Jun 11, 2014, 16:19 ET

Lessen the Impact of Type 1 Diabetes with a Skilled Sleeve Gastrectomy and Lap Band Surgeon

Leading bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is looking very closely at an exciting new study from the Cleveland Clinic that indicates...

Jun 06, 2014, 19:58 ET

Lap Band Revision Shows a Bariatric Surgeon's Expertise in More Ways than One

A lap band revision procedure requires a tremendous amount of expertise to pull off, but not all of the skills involved are necessarily what one...

May 20, 2014, 20:51 ET

Lap Band v. Gastric Sleeve: Whichever Wins, We Lose (Weight)

 As obesity has become an increasingly serious issue in recent years, many people have come to call on lap band surgeon Michael Feiz, MD, FACS...

May 16, 2014, 19:52 ET

Weight Loss Procedures Tick Up Along with Temperatures

 As the phones of Dr. Michael Feiz's Southern California offices ring throughout the day, any thought of a Memorial Day or summer vacation...

May 13, 2014, 16:59 ET

Ghrelin Steps into the Spotlight as Lap Band vs Sleeve Gastrectomy Question Rages On

 In our celebrity centric-world, it often feels as if nothing is really real until someone famous talks about it. That's why leading bariatric...

May 12, 2014, 18:51 ET

Fatty Liver Study Provides Another Weight Loss Surgery Testimonial

People with fatty liver problems who may be considering a gastric sleeve or lap band in Beverly Hills with Dr. Michael Feiz have some new...

May 09, 2014, 16:15 ET

Taking Action with a Gastric Sleeve or Lap Band in Beverly Hills May be the Best Cure for the Obesity Blues

 A weight loss surgery testimonial offered by a grateful patient of Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is often highly emotional, and for good...

May 08, 2014, 20:44 ET

Lap Band Surgery Success Depends on Strong Relationship with Physician

With research mounting showing the potential of lap band surgery to help sustain dramatic weight loss and, very often, the remission of type 2...

May 07, 2014, 16:07 ET

Nearly 200 Pounds Lost Between Married Couple with Weight Loss Surgery by Dr. Michael Feiz

 When Courtney Haecker went with her husband Nicholas to a seminar about gastric sleeve and Lap Band in Los Angeles, she had no intention of...

May 05, 2014, 19:39 ET

Gastric Sleeve and Lap Band Surgery Alters a Once Unchangeable Reality for Bariatric Patients

 It's very easy for most people to feel as if their daily reality will never change; the truth, however, is that everything in life changes...