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Improved Gastric Sleeve

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Can Bariatric Surgery Cure More Than Just Obesity?

At Obesity Control Center (OCC), we treat people of all ages and sizes. With the highest safety standards in the field and over 23,000 surgeries performed, our results are unparalleled. Combined with having the lowest complication rate on record, being innovators within the bariatric realm, with experts in revision surgery and a cutting-edge facility, choosing […]

10 Myths About Gastric Surgery

While bariatric surgery is a need for some because of struggling with issues of obesity, for others, it remains an elective procedure to address metabolic diseases and provides an outlet to achieve metabolic health. But the decision to receive surgery, whether required or as an elective, some patients remain fearful over common misconceptions while others […]

The Sleeve Sisters: 5 Ordinary Women Take an Extraordinary Journey

A weight loss journey can be tiring and difficult, but our supportive team at Obesity Control Center strives to make your journey a bit easier and more rewarding. Part of that journey is seeing the incredible results of your hard work pay off, and when patients share these milestones with us, we like to share […]