Revision Weight Loss Surgery
Weight loss surgery is a huge emotional and financial investment. When the results don’t meet your expectations, it can be devastating.
Revision weight loss surgery is designed to address weight gain and other concerns that remain or reoccur after your initial procedure.
Why should you consider revision weight loss surgery?
Better Results, Improved Health, and Higher Confidence
Enhance Your Results
If you did not lose the amount of weight you wanted to or you regained weight after your surgery, a revision surgery can trigger rapid weight loss and improve your results. Studies have shown that patients who undergo revisional surgery lose about 56 percent of their excess body weight, on average.
Improve Your HealthRevision weight loss surgery can help reduce comorbidities or illnesses that accompany obesity. These include type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and hypertension. For patients with acid reflux, bariatric surgery can also help alleviate your symptoms.
Lift Your Confidence
A second weight loss surgery can give you a second lease on life. Backed by a newfound determination to maintain your weight loss, you can be more successful at achieving your weight loss goals. Our bariatric team also provides lifelong resources to help you maintain a healthy weight.
Safe and Effective Surgery at More Affordable Prices
Oasis of Hope Bariatrics follows the same rules and regulations as hospitals in the United States. We are continuously advancing our technology to make your surgery more safe, successful, and affordable.
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Patients from all over the world trust us to give them the results they want. In fact, 50 percent of the surgeries we perform are revision weight loss surgeries.
"Dr. Gonzales and the staff at Oasis made me feel very comfortable and important during my stay at the hospital. From Dr. G’s bedside manner to the cleanliness of the facilities, my experience was really good." Jenna M.
Examples of Issues That Could Require a Revision Surgery
There are a variety of reasons why patients seek out our revision surgery expertise, including:
Previous Gastric BandThe lap-band was once a popular method of weight loss surgery. However, studies have found that approximately one-third of patients with a loose or slipped lap band now require revision weight loss surgery. If you are unhappy with the results of your gastric band, we can now provide new surgical techniques to make your surgery more successful.
Life happens. Pregnancy, stress, and other changes in your personal life can affect your body. If you deviate from your weight loss plan or are not given the proper post-operative instructions, a revision weight loss surgery might be in your best interests.
Although the risk of complications from weight loss surgery is relatively low and very rarely life-threatening, issues can occur. If your surgery was done incorrectly the first time and is now causing your problems, we can help. Over 50 percent of our surgeries are revisional because patients trust our expertise.
Your Options Depend On Your Initial Surgery
Choosing a Weight Loss Surgery
Experience Our World-Class Care Firsthand
If you are ready to become a patient at Oasis of Hope Bariatrics, contact us today.
What to Expect When You Contact Us
Get in ContactYou will be connected with our English-speaking patient coordinator, who can answer your questions about bariatric surgery.
Our patient care coordinator will send you a medical history form. This will help us determine which revision weight loss surgery will best suit your needs.
In most cases, we will let you know if you are approved for revision surgery within 24 hours.
Once you are approved, we can schedule your surgery. During this time, you will make a $500 deposit to book your surgery date.
Get on a Plane
Our admissions coordinator will help you book flights to San Diego International Airport and transportation to touristic Tijuana, México.
Part of your preparation is a diet. Our diet consultant will provide you with a detailed plan for the weeks leading up to surgery.
Our luxurious hospital campus allows you to undergo bariatric surgery in comfort and safety.
What to Expect During Your Revision Surgery
Dr. Francisco Gonzalez will create up to five incisions in your stomach. Using laparoscopic tools, he will perform your revision surgery. The length of the procedure will depend on which treatment you undergo.
The incision sites will be sutured with stitches.
You will spend the next three days recovering in your private hospital room. For your enjoyment, every room has access to Netflix.
The Price of Surgery Includes Many Services
One of the benefits of undergoing surgery at Oasis of Hope Bariatrics is our clear pricing model. Revision surgery starts at $4,900 and includes many services that are typically not included by other practices.
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Starting at $4,899
Nights in hospital
Chest x-ray & EKG
Physician and hospital fees
If you are still worried about cost, you have options. We accept:
- Credit Cards
- United Medical Credit
A Free Quote In Less than a Day
Once you complete our simple online questionnaire, we can provide you with a quote in less than 24 hours.
Our Team Provides Resources to Help You on Your Journey
In general, revision weight loss surgery carries a higher risk of complications than an initial surgery. Risks include:
- Nutritional deficiencies
By evaluating your candidacy carefully, we can prevent certain complications.
We want your second surgery to be a success. The Oasis of Hope Bariatrics team consists of doctors, nutritionists, and helpful staff that can happily provide you with the resources to ensure long-term success.
No matter where you live, you can reach our team via phone, e-mail, or video conferencing after your surgery.
"I think Dr. Gonzales is an amazing surgeon. I was really nervous when I arrived at the hospital surgery and he really made me feel comfortable before surgery. The best part is when I have problems, I call the hospital and Karen returns my calls. Everyone at Oasis is really professional." Diane A.
Dr. Francisco Gonzalez
Dr. Francisco Manuel Sanchez Gonzales Rubio
Bariatric Surgeon | Surgeon License: 4795435
Dr. Gonzalez has performed thousands of bariatric surgeries and is highly sought-after by patients who need revision weight loss surgery. His achievements include:
- Board-certification by the Mexican Council of Surgery
- Recognized expertise in laparoscopic procedures
- Two decades of bariatric surgery experience
- General Medical and General Surgery licenses
- Certification from INAMED, the sole provider of FDA-approved lap bands in the U.S.
Schedule an Appointment with a Trusted Bariatric Surgeon
A revision weight loss surgery can help you finally get the results you want, eliminate obesity-related health issues, and improve your quality of life. To find out which surgery is right for you, send us an online message or call Oasis of Hope Bariatrics at (619) 690-8417.