Does my cancer risk increase after obesity surgery?

Obesity is an important risk factor for cancer. With bariatric surgery, the risk of this cancer naturally decreases.

At what age range can bariatric surgery be performed?

Generally between the ages of 18 and 70, but in recent years, the age of bariatric surgery has decreased to 14. In these cases, some additional preparations such as a pediatrician and family approval are required.

How often are my post-operative check-ups?

Our controls take place 6 weeks, 6 months, 12 months and 18 months after surgery.

Is smoking after surgery risky?

The harms of smoking are generally known. Especially for this surgery, smoking triggers the formation of ulcers in the stomach-intestinal junction. As long as cigarettes are used, you must use gastric protective pills.

Will there be hair loss after the surgery?

Yes, hair loss can occur. Due to weight loss, hormonal changes occur in the body, while hair loss may occur. However, this shedding is completely temporary. If there is any hair shedding, it comes back. One of the main causes of hair loss is an unbalanced diet. You can use vitamins containing B vitamins, zinc, CO-enzymQ to prevent hair loss.

Can I get pregnant after surgery?

Obesity is an important factor in increasing pregnancy complications, fetal and newborn morbidity, and obesity is also among the most important causes of infertility. These risks naturally decrease in women who have bariatric surgery. Since weight loss continues for a year, we do not recommend getting pregnant in the first year to protect the body's vitamin and nutritional balance. After a year, getting pregnant is not a problem.

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