Weight loss surgery also known as bariatric surgery is the most effective way of treating obesity. When compared with diet, exercise or treatment with tablets to help weight loss, obesity surgery has been shown to produce greater degrees of weight loss.
How does surgery help lose weight?
- The surgical procedure may prevent you from eating too much food.
- The operation may change the the way that your body handles the food that you eat. For example; bypassing part of your digestive tract.
- Combination of both of the above methods.