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Weight Loss Surgery Perth

Consider bariatric surgery, commonly known as weight loss surgery, if you’ve had trouble long-term weight loss or maintaining your current weight loss. Depending on your needs our weight loss surgery Perth specialists can perform a variety of obesity surgeries for the treatment of obesity and illnesses like diabetes.

The greatest issues you have about the procedure, such as prospective weight loss, dumping syndrome, and insurance coverage, are addressed here by our weight loss surgery Perth surgeon.

Medical professionals have an important role to play in the early intervention and prevention of obesity and related issues. The Australian Medical Association considers bariatric surgery, an effective measure to ensure long-term reductions in weight and improved health outcomes. Although the surgery may prove effective for obese adults. In exceptional cases, obese adolescents with significant co-morbidities can also benefit substantially from these weight loss surgeries.

Being overweight and obese are widely prevalent issues in the Australian population, and this prevalence is rapidly increasing. The Australian Bureau of Statistics published in 2015 suggests 70.8% male and 56.3% female are overweight or obese in Australia. 27.4% of Australian aged 5 to 17 years are overweight or obese. Various studies indicate that obesity may run in families. Research shows that children of obese parents may be more than twice as likely to be obese themselves.

Health Effects of Weight Loss Surgery

Obesity can affect your overall health. It is rapidly overtaking smoking as a major cause of preventable deaths in Australia. Here are few of the adverse health effects of obesity.

  • It may result in various preventable and non-communicable diseases and can be a major risk factor for chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes. Other diseases or disorders are preventable like heart disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, stroke, reflux, sleep apnea, musculoskeletal disorders, and impaired psychosocial functioning.
  • It is known to shorten life expectancy and impair life quality.
  • Obesity has also been linked to various forms of cancer and there is a growing consensus that a significant portion of new cancer cases is related to overweight or obese.

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  • Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery is the most effective and durable treatment for severe obesity leading to significant weight loss and the improvement, prevention, or resolution of many obesity-related diseases including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and certain cancers.
  • Studies show bariatric surgery may reduce a patient’s risk of premature death by 30-50%.
  • Patients may lose as much as 60% of excess body weight six months after surgery and 77% of excess body weight as early as 12 months after surgery.
  • Overall, bariatric surgery has complication and mortality rates (4% and 0.1%, respectively) comparable to common surgeries including gallbladder surgery, appendectomy and knee replacement.

Surgical Options

Perth Surgical & Bariatrics offers medical services to assess your needs and develop approaches that are specifically tailored to work for you. Our bariatric surgical options may include:

Benefits of Losing Weight and Weight Loss Surgery

The benefits of healthy weight and portion control are numerous and obvious.

  • Research has determined that there have been improvements and easier control of high blood pressure, sleep apnea, reflux, diabetes, cholesterol problems and other health problems.
  • Everyone feels better physically and emotionally when their weight is under control.
  • Costs associated with medical intervention, health care costs and medication are vastly reduced.
  • Physical activities that once weren’t possible, maybe possible once again.


It is, however, important to understand that weight loss should be gradual, sustained, and accompanied by careful attention to proper nutrition during this period. That is the reason why PSB provides a comprehensive post-surgical support program.

Thinking of Weight Loss Surgery?

If your BMI is over 35 or above, and all your efforts to lose weight with diet and exercise have been unsuccessful, then you may need to explore your surgical weight-loss options. Fill out our contact form and our experts will contact you, shortly. Alternatively, simply call 08 65581901.

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