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Studies Continue to Demonstrate Long-Term Benefits of Weight Loss Surgeries Notes Dr. Feiz and Associates

 A recent study performed at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, concluded that weight loss surgery appears to have...

Aug 20, 2014, 14:15 ET

Tips for Life Before and After a Weight Loss Procedure

Over the past several years, weight loss surgery has become increasingly popular, and for good reason. As study after study has confirmed, its...

Aug 18, 2014, 17:04 ET

The Childhood Obesity Epidemic: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Children

 Obesity continues to rise in the United States at pandemic levels; in no area is this more disturbing than its unchecked spread amongst...

Aug 15, 2014, 18:36 ET

Severe Obesity Has Significant Mental Health Concerns in Addition to Physical Risk

 The physical side effects of obesity have been extensively documented and are well known, but its impact on mental and emotional health is...

Aug 14, 2014, 19:53 ET

Three Ways Weight Loss Surgery Can Improve Your Love Life

 Dr. Michael Feiz has performed countless successful lap band, sleeve gastrectomy, and lap band revision procedures; while his patients recount...

Aug 04, 2014, 19:25 ET

Losing Sleep Over Your Obesity? You Might be Without Even Knowing It

Dr. Feiz and Associates would like to point out one of the less well known health-threats associated with obesity: sleep apnea. It's an insidious...

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...