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OCC Restores Patients’ Fertility with Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Surgery

Obesity can affect all aspects of your life, including your ability to have children. People with higher BMIs are at a greater risk for pregnancy complications and issues conceiving. At the Obesity Control Center, we understand this issue. Dozens of hopeful mothers have come to us for help. With our revolutionary Improved Gastric Sleeve procedure, […]

Make This New Year the Last Year You Resolve to Lose Weight

Telling yourself to lose weight is always the easy part of a New Year’s Resolution. However, without setting realistic goals and a clear plan, you’re bound to only see temporary results that lead you to give up. Set the wheels in motion by scheduling a bariatric procedure now, and you will immediately have concrete goals, […]

5 Ways to Mentally and Emotionally Prepare for Your Bariatric Procedure

At the Obesity Control Center, a weight loss service center just minutes south of San Diego, we understand how bariatric surgery is a lifelong journey that will instigate drastic changes not just in your body but your lifestyle as well. It can be an overwhelming road ahead as you take on this life-changing opportunity–one that […]

Discover What “Unparalleled Care” Means at the Obesity Control Center

Bariatric surgery or any other medical procedure can be a stressful one. From going to an unfamiliar facility to wondering about how the procedure will go, seeking medical care can feel overwhelming. It is for this reason that the Obesity Control Center has carefully designed an experience that is both comfortable and successful. Just minutes […]

Don’t Wait to Change Your Life. Get Fast-Tracked for Bariatric Surgery at OCC

Getting an insurance company to pay for weight-loss surgery can take years—that is, if you’re even approved at all. Having to navigate through the inevitable red tape only to be denied can be incredibly disheartening. Prolonged waiting times can not only be discouraging, but it also increases the chance that you’ll simply give up on […]

How Revision Surgery At OCC Can Turn A Failed Bariatric Procedure Into A Success

It’s important to get bariatric surgery right the first time as revisions are more expensive and difficult to perform, and they are normally not covered by insurance. But if your sleeve fails, you can either give up or try again—this time with the best possible doctors.  The Obesity Control Center, located just minutes from San […]

Patients Feel Safe At OCC As COVID-19 Makes Bariatric Surgery More Important Than Ever

At the Obesity Control Center, maintaining our safe and efficient care environment is a top priority. As we learn more about COVID-19 and its transmission, we are undertaking the necessary steps and adapting our practices to provide the best, safest care to our patients while protecting our workforce, and patients like Luis Andrade and Julie […]

6 Potential Indications for a Revision Procedure

A gastric sleeve procedure is one of the most popular forms of bariatric surgeries performed today. While this type of procedure may provide patients with the best solution to achieving sustained weight loss, it can fail for others. Complications can arise even for the best candidates. If you’re gaining weight, unable to eat solid foods, […]

Nervous About Scarring? No Need With The OCC No-Touch Technique

Whether scars will exist after a procedure is one of the most common concerns about bariatric surgeries. How big will the scar be? Is it permanent? Scarring after a bariatric procedure such as gastric sleeve surgery is normal. Scars will appear because small cuts are made during surgery. But the good news is, as surgical […]

US Health Professionals Choose Surgery In Mexico. Why?

We often forget that health professionals aren’t always wearing scrubs. Sometimes they’re the ones in gowns, seeking treatment like any other patient. Except when nurses and doctors–people who know medicine and healthcare best–select their own doctors and healthcare facilities, you know they are choosing the best available. So when these 10 healthcare professionals go to […]