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Am I a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery? | El Paso TX

Generally, not every overweight individual is a good candidate for weight loss surgery. While losing weight will change your appearance, it is not the only benefit of bariatric surgery. It will also help to improve your overall health and quality … Continue reading

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Benefits of Gastric Sleeve Surgery | El Paso TX

For many patients desiring to lose weight, gastric sleeve surgery is a great option for better health. Gastric sleeve surgery differs from gastric bypass surgery in a few ways. For instance, the procedure is performed laparoscopically and usually requires one … Continue reading

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What to Expect at Your Bariatric Consultation | El Paso TX

Often patients are nervous when attending their bariatric consultation. Patients can be more at ease by understanding what to expect during the consultation and preparing for the surgery themselves. Dr. Clapp and his staff work closely with patients to determine … Continue reading

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When should you consider weight loss surgery?

Patients with a body mass index of over 35 are considered eligible for weight loss surgery. You must also have tried traditional weight loss methods before settling for bariatric surgery. If you have a high risk for an obesity-induced disease … Continue reading

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How much weight can you lose with bariatric surgery?

Bariatric or weight loss surgery is usually recommended to help individuals lose weight when diet and exercise fail to provide the results they want, or when they begin to experience health complications such as heart disease, high blood pressure, infertility, … Continue reading

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How much do you have to weigh to have weight loss surgery?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one out of every three Americans may be a good candidate for Weight loss surgery. Medically known as bariatric surgery, weight loss surgery is recommended for patients suffering from … Continue reading

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4 Weight Loss Surgery Treatments

When weight loss surgery was introduced a few decades ago, its sole purpose was to help people lose weight. Today, it does a lot more than just that. Weight loss surgery has been shown to improve symptoms of weight-related conditions … Continue reading

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  • Great guy! He's really nice and answers all your questions. Very encouraging. Glad to have him as my doctor. The surgery went awesome.

  • Weight loss surgery is the best choice I’ve ever made. I highly recommend working with Dr. Clapp.

  • I was concerned when I met him because he is very young but my PCP recommended him so highly I put those concerns aside.

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