The reasons for weight loss are more than cosmetic. People who are obese often experience serious health problems, such as heart disease and diabetes, and may be at increased risk for certain cancers. Mercy Bariatric Center in Fort Smith, AR provides bariatric surgery that can help you successfully reach a healthier weight and reduce your risk of developing health complications associated with obesity.
In addition, surgical weight loss may also provide significant health benefits and allow you to:
At Mercy Bariatrics in Fort Smith, our team of leading experts is ready to help you meet your weight loss and health goals. We provide a variety of bariatric procedures including gastric sleeve and gastric bypass. In addition to your primary care physician, we call on our team of specialists to ensure your success. Bariatric surgery is just one part of your lifelong commitment to better health-but we're here to help.
Bariatric surgery is a great way to help build a healthy lifestyle, but it's not for everyone. For weight loss surgery to be a viable option, patients must meet the following criteria:
You're 100 pounds or more over your ideal weight and have one of the following conditions:
Disclaimer: Surgery may be associated with its own set of problems, such as infection, poor wound healing, and rarely even death. Therefore, you and your surgeon should carefully discuss the risks of your current health condition compared to the risks and benefits of surgery.
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If you're not eligible for bariatric surgery learn more about Mercy's non-surgical options.
At Mercy, we offer compassionate care for a variety of treatment services, including:
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