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Pros and cons

Pros and cons of weightloss surgery

The benefits of weightloss surgery are obvious for many people. Even when all previous attempts at losing weight did not give an adequate result, weightloss surgery always results in a large decrease of weight. People become more healthy and their quality of life increases. People that undergo weightloss surgery will have a longer life expectancy compaired to people with overweight that did not choose surgery. The most important effect of weightloss surgery is not the fact that you can simply eat less, but that your feeling of hunger decreases.

Of course there are also disadvantages of weightloss surgery. First, you will need actual surgery. Even though most people endure this very well, surgery also has soms risks. About two percent of people have to deal with minor or more serious complications. One in a thousand might even decease because of the surgery. Of course you can eat less than you are used to, but that is what we are aiming at. Finally, you will have to take approriate multivitamines for the rest of your life because you are at risk for deficiencies. There are more pros and cons to weightloss surgery which we will be delighted to discuss with you. Just contact us without any further obligation.

Gastric bypass

Weightloss timeline

6

mnd

40%

less excess weight
Range 35-40%
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12

mnd

65%

less excess weight
Range 60-70%

18

mnd

75%

less excess weight
Range 70-85%
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3

jaar

70%

less excess weight
Range 65-75%
WeightWorks

Customer experiences

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    Customer: Rita
    Procedure: Gastric bypass

    My name is Rita. After 30 years of doing all the diets I was done with all that crash and yo-yo life. It was time to really choose myself, so I went to the doctor and received a referral letter for the Dutch Obesity Clinic. That's where I started the process... Read more

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    Customer: Kimberly
    Procedure: Mini Gastric bypass

    I walked into another clinic but heard about WeightWorks so I took the plunge and contacted them purely because it's in my own hometown. I was able to go to WeightWorks very quickly....  Read more

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    Customer: Nicole
    Procedure: Mini Gastric bypass

    After battling the necessary kilograms all my life, I went to the doctor in 2020 to discuss options for losing weight. I had already had all dieticians in the area, I knew every gym in the area inside and out, but I still remained overweight... Read more

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    Customer: Wendy & Thanas
    Procedure: Gastric Bypass and a Mini Gastric Bypass

    After years of fighting the kilos, we have made the decision to go for weightloss surgery. At first we went to NOK, but via via we ended up at WeightWorks. Fortunately, after we called for information, we were able to get in quickly... Read more

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    Customer: Ilona
    Procedure: Mini Gastric Bypass

    On December 21, 2021 I walked into WeightWorks full of nerves. What kind of people are they, what can I expect, will I be approved? Once inside, all nerves went away because of the great team of employees. I was immediately put at ease and the conversation went very smoothly... Read more

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    Customer: Menno
    Procedure: Gastric Bypass

    February 14, the day of the operation, I am warmly welcomed and shown around. I am still allowed to freshen up in my room and dress myself. I am picked up and moved to the OR. Here the surgeon explains everything calmly... Read more

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    Customer: Kimberly
    Procedure: Mini Gastric bypass

    How did I get to this path? I walked into another clinic but heard about WeightWorks so I took the plunge and contacted them anyway, also purely because it is in my own hometown. I was able to go to WeightWorks very quickly.... Read more

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    Customer: Debbie
    Procedure: Gastric bypass

    After the diagnosis of diabetes and again failing diet attempts, I made the choice for a weightloss procedure. At WeightWorks Clinic I immediately felt taken seriously. The surgeons are sweet, accommodating and above all very knowledgeable.. Read more