Obesity Surgery Common Questions
Starting in 2012, the doctors of the Mills-Peninsula Health Services Obesity program will be presenting a series of videos covering some of the most common questions they get from patients before and after surgery. Questions are drawn from commonly asked questions in the programs monthly support group.
Posted monthly, this list will continue to grow. The videos found here are for educational purposes only and any changes to one's personal treatment following obesity surgery should be discussed with your doctor first.
Why Is It Important To Schedule Follow-Ups?
Dr. Pamela Foster discusses the importance of follow-up appointments after bariatric surgery.
What Can Patients Expect During the Initial Bariatric Consultation?
Losing Weight Before Surgery
Dr. Pamela Foster answers a question about why patients are asked to lose weight before surgery.
Dr. Pamela Foster answers a question about postoperative dizziness that patients sometimes report at various stages of their weight loss.