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Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico

Weight loss products and services are among the most sought after businesses all over the world. Where there is abundance of wealth (as in USA or Canada), weight gain is typically associated with eating unhealthy foods and increased calorie intake. The additional calories consumed every day coupled with no exercise gives rise to weight gain. The cycle of additional calories and no exercise is also responsible for the increase in other diseases like diabetes, hypertension and heart diseases.
Men and women all over the world are getting attuned to lavish lifestyles and no tolerance for exercising. This is where weight loss surgery in Mexico becomes a guaranteed way for reducing weight and associated health problems. The surgery is carried out on the part where the digestion takes place.

Gastric band surgery. This changes the anatomy of stomach to reduce food intake and to reduce weight. A gastric band is placed around the upper stomach and reduces the food intake.
This surgery is the most modern technique and is practiced very frequently as it also controls diabetes along with definite reduction in weight.

Laparoscopic gastric bypass. Here the pouch of the stomach is bypassed and the food goes directly to the intestine. In this method about 80% of the stomach is removed or bypassed. This is the first part of the procedure followed by another operation. This is done in patients with body mass index BMI of over 40.

Typical expenses for weight loss surgery in USA are in the range of US$ 17,000 to $30,000 exclusive of preliminary expenses for deciding the course of action.
Weight loss surgery in Mexico may cost on average between US$ 5500 to $12,500. So you can see the savings you have directly. The additional costs like the cost of flights and hotel expenses may also be included already in the price. You may want to contact Dr Jose Luis Castañeda at Obesity Solutions in Mexico, highly regarded as one of the top bariatric surgeons in Mexico providing excellent treatment at affordable prices.

The post-operative care can also cost you a tidy sum. Since the operations are performed at times through laparoscopic method, the patient does not need to remain in hospital for a longer time. This also reduces the cost of post-operative care by a large margin. The patient is then sent home and further advices can be given over the telephone or through internet. Clinics and hospitals in Mexico have path breaking technologies in this area too.
Hence it is safe to conclude that weight loss surgery in Mexico provides a good and cost effective method of weight reduction. Contact Dr Jose A. Castañeda to request more information.

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About the author  ⁄ Dr Jose A. Castañeda

Dr. Jose Antonio Castaneda Cruz, expert bariatric surgeon currently practicing in Puerto Vallarta and Guadalajara, Mexico. Dr. Castaneda has training & experience from Mexico, Brazil, Spain, Argentina & USA. In addition to weight loss surgery, Dr Castaneda also has experience in general surgeries like hernia repair & gall bladder removal.

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