After Bariatric Surgery
At the UPMC Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, our relationship with you doesn't end post bariatric surgery. Our commitment to your health and weight loss success lasts a lifetime.
We're with you every step of the way.
First Year After Bariatric Surgery Guidelines
After bariatric surgery, you must totally change how you eat and approach food. It's also important to incorporate exercise in to your daily routine.
To assist you in these lifestyle changes and successful weight loss during the first year after surgery, we will:
Long-Term Support for Weight Loss Success Post Bariatric Surgery
While follow-up appointments with your bariatric surgeon and nonsurgical team become less frequent after one year, staying in touch with us is key to your long-term weight loss success.
Plus, we enjoy seeing the most obvious change in our patients’ appearance — the smiles on their faces.
Excess Skin After Losing Weight
One side effect of successful weight loss is excess skin.
After massive weight loss, your skin may hang loosely from your body, making you feel uncomfortable or self-conscious.
UPMC's Life After Weight Loss Program performs surgical and nonsurgical body contouring techniques to help you look and feel better after bariatric surgery.