Gastric Band Surgery is a method to help promote the speed and success of weight loss in patients suffering from obesity. Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, has many different methods all designed to either shrink the size of the stomach or reduce the amount of food intake of a patient. The end goal is to create the feelings of being full up or not hungry so patients no longer want to keep eating. Naturally, as they lower the amount of calories consumed the weight will start to burn off the body. Due to the weight loss surgery this process is accelerated dramatically. For patients who are morbidly obese or dangerously overweight, gastric band surgery or other forms of bariatric surgery can be a life saving procedure. Gastric band NHS criteria can sometimes mean patients who would benefit from the procedure are not applicable to receive treatment. This is where MedAway come in to help patients find great hospitals and clinics offering gastric band surgery in Turkey at affordable prices.
Gastric Band Bariatric Surgery Turkey Overview
|Procedure:||Bariatric Surgery – Gastric Band technique.|
|Procedure Time:||1 hour|
|Location:||Specialised Weight loss Surgery Clinic or Hospital|
|Possible Side Effects:||Wound infection, heartburn, sick feeling, slipping of the band.|
|Recovery Time:||3 night stay in hospital required.|
|Expected Result:||Increase in weight loss. Diminished feeling of hunger and lower intake of calories.|
Gastric Band Bariatric Surgery Free Consultation
Every patient is invited to take part in a completely FREE consultation for their chosen cosmetic procedure.
Face to Face Consultation: You can book in to see a medical professional at our affiliate clinic in London. Mediwell Clinic is a modern clinic run by highly experienced surgeons from across a variety of fields. Any questions you have will be answered and you will be assessed for your chosen cosmetic procedure.
Video Call: You have the option to video call a fully qualified medical professional from anywhere. This is great for people who prefer privacy, have a busy schedule or will find it difficult travelling to our London clinic.
Phone Call*: Please feel free to call or request a callback through the contact forms provided. One of our customer care team will take you through all the information regarding your procedure and will try to help with any questions you have.
Whatsapp/Email*: Please feel free to chat to our customer care team and send any medical photos with descriptions you have. We will try to help where we can and will help you through the process of booking a consultation.
*While these options are useful for gaining knowledge and an idea of the cosmetic procedure packages MedAway and its affiliate clinics offer, we will require medical images to provide accurate quotes and surgeon feedback. We try to be as flexible as possible but put patient safety at the top of our list. This means we will require an official consultation either face to face or via video prior to you travelling to Turkey.
Gastric Band Bariatric Surgery Itinerary & Travel Diary
Day 1: Upon arriving in Turkey you will be transferred to your hotel. Here you will be checked in and made comfortable. It will be important to follow your surgery preparation information, for example going nil by mouth. This is to prepare your stomach for surgery.
Day 2: Surgery Day. You will travel to the clinic and be taken through the procedure with your surgeon. They will carry out the necessary assessment tasks and prepare you for your weight loss surgery. The bariatric surgery treatment will take place. You will remain in the hospital if required overnight.
Day 3: If you required an overnight stay in hospital you will have consistent check ups to monitor your health throughout the night and following day. Your surgeon will come and assess your recovery and take you through the after care tips and dietary recommendations.
Day 4: Following the surgeons direction you will be discharged to return back to the hotel where your recovery can continue. This will carry on until the surgeon is happy for you to return home.
How Much Does Gastric Band Bariatric Surgery Cost?
Average Gastric Balloon UK Procedure Cost: £7,000 – £15,000
Average MedAway Gastric Band Procedure Package Cost in Turkey: £3,999
It is really important to understand the cost of gastric band weight loss surgery and why it varies. Many clinics overcharge in the UK & Europe compared to Turkey. This is mainly due to the costs they have to cover to make a profit. Don’t regret paying over the odds for exactly the same treatment. Join the tens of thousands of patients travelling to Turkey every year for their gastric band treatment.
Gastric Band Bariatric Surgery Aftercare
Now it’s time to lose weight!
You will be given information by your surgeon in Turkey regarding how best to treat and care for body after this weight loss surgery. The quality of results rely on great after care so be sure to follow their guidance in regards to fitness and diet. Also MedAway are always here to contact if you have any questions regarding your procedure and we will try to help to the best of our ability.
We love to hear from our patients and showcase their amazing results. If you would like to get back in touch and show off your new look or before and after photos then please feel free to send us images via our contact page.
Gastric Band Bariatric Surgery Turkey FAQ’s
What Does Bariatric Surgery do?
Bariatric surgery is also known as weight loss surgery. It’s sole purpose is to surgical change the size or capacity of the stomach. This means your body will not be able to take in as much food or calories helping you feel full sooner. This allows your body to burn off the excess weight.
What is Bariatric Surgery?
Bariatric surgery is a procedure or treatment that helps improve the rate of weight loss and the results of dieting and lifestyle changes.
What types of Bariatric Surgery are there?
There are four main types of bariatric surgery including gastric bypass, gastric band, gastric sleeve and gastric balloon.
What is the best type of Bariatric Surgery?
All types of bariatric surgery have their plus points and minus points. The important thing to know is what will be best for you. Be sure to have a FREE consultation with one of MedAway’s service providers who will assess your needs and take you through your options.
VIP transfers to & from Istanbul airport and hotel
Qualified & highly experienced health professionals
Comfortable hotel to rest & relax during your stay
Meet The Surgeon
Dr Hanifi is a highly experienced bariatric surgeon with over 5000 satisfied customers. He specialises in weight loss surgery and carries out his procedures at Medicine Hospital.
Medicine Hospital provides obesity services for patients who suffer from high BMI levels and struggle to lose weight. The weight loss team work with patients to find the best solution for their problem. Dependant on patient health and suitability they will provide the correct procedure and be there to care for the patient every step of the way.
They will provide accommodation at a comfortable hotel during your stay and ensure you are well looked after at the Hospital. Please feel free to request the documents on both the surgeon and their clinic.
Gastric Band Cost UK vs Turkey?
How much does a gastric band cost in the UK? The average gastric band surgery cost in the UK is between £3000 and £5000. This high cost is due to many factors. The weight loss surgery market is big business. Many patients are looking at ways to help them lose weight dramatically. This means private hospitals can really charge what they like as people feel like they have run out of options and have nowhere else to turn. MedAway are trying to change that by offering weight loss surgery including all forms of bariatric surgery from service providers in Turkey.
Weight loss surgery in turkey can be affordable for many especially those who aren’t applicable to have the surgery on the NHS. NHS Gastric band criteria state certain criteria that a patient must fit to receive the treatment. For example the cost of gastric band surgery in Turkey is up to 70% less than the UK. That means you can save thousands of pounds just by travelling to Turkey. The procedure is exactly the same using the same products adhering to all medical standards required. Also Surgeons in Turkey are extremely well qualified and experienced. Many being the leading surgeons in their field.
Gastric band prices vary from clinic to clinic. Some clinics may have higher running costs or other business fees. This might mean they increase their prices in general to take into account these extra costs. Also other clinics or hospitals may have charitable backing or government funding meaning they can offset some of the cost to the patient. All these and many more factors can increase or decrease the gastric band pricing for weight loss surgery worldwide.
What is important to remember is that the gastric band cost in Turkey when compared to the UK can be huge. These savings shouldn’t be missed when considering bariatric surgery of this kind. You could use that saving to help with post weight loss procedures such as arm lift surgery, tummy tuck surgery, thigh lift surgery, neck lift surgery, breast lift surgery and face lift surgery.
Gastric Band Package Inc. Medical Fees, Hotel & Transfers
Gastric Band Before and After
Before patients look into having a gastric band they usually have already made the brave decision of having weight loss surgery and in particular bariatric surgery. This process is important as the patient needs to be willing to make the change required to get the results they want. These changes might be needed due to health reasons, such as risk of stroke and heart attack, diabetes and other dietary related illnesses. All of the risks that being obese or overweight carry have a huge affect on the wellbeing of patients. The wellbeing issues are usually mental as well as physical. Due to being overweight or obese psychologically we can feel depressed or down a lot of the time as there feels like no way out or a lost cause. That is why the biggest first step a patient can make is accepting that change has to happen.
MedAway is here to help facilitate that change. We find the best bariatric surgery clinics Turkey have to offer and share their amazing packages with patients around the world. These patients can access savings of up to 70% when compared with UK bariatric clinic prices. Your dedicated MedAway care team representative will take you through the whole process. From introducing you to the procedure to booking you in for your FREE consultation. At your FREE consultation you will speak to a fully qualified surgeon with years of experience. Their expertise and guidance will be available for you to ask as many questions as you need. You will be assessed and a plan will be made specially designed for just you! This will include the treatment you require that will be best suited to your individual needs.
Once you have had your consultation you will be provided in the following days with a full treatment plan and package quote. This quote will outline and include all the necessary requirements for your stay in Turkey. That means from the moment you land in Turkey everything is taken care of. Your transfers to and from the airport as well as your hotel stay and of course weight loss surgery treatment are all included.
That brings us to after your gastric band surgery. Post weight loss surgery there is a period of time where you need to be monitored to see how your body reacts to the bariatric surgery. The bariatric surgery clinic in Turkey will need you to return to the clinic for a follow up session before they discharge you to return home. Once you return home there is a follow up process in place with MedAway where your care team representative will contact you by phone, email or WhatsApp to find out how you are and if there is anything we can do to help. You will also be invited to book in with MediWell Clinic London, where you would of had your FREE Consultation. Here your progress will be assessed and also your health will be assessed to ensure the treatment is working.
Gastric Band Turkey
Gastric band surgery in Turkey is one of the most popular weight loss surgery treatments. This bariatric surgery treatment is popular as it is one of the more successful treatments in terms of results. The surgeon has to administer the gastric band through surgery that is a minimally invasive as possible. This lowers the amount of scarring and risks carried with larger surgeries. In turkey the gastric band procedure is exactly the same as in the UK and anywhere else in the world. There is no difference in quality of products as they are all to a high medical standard and regulated. Turkey has extremely strict regulation for medical surgery especially when it comes to medical tourism.
Another great point is that Turkey has some of the best weight loss surgery surgeons. They are sometimes the most experienced and qualified in the world setting the standard for bariatric surgery procedures around the world. Thousands of patients a year travel to Turkey to have their weight loss procedures and the gastric balloon procedure is a big part of this. It is becoming more and more popular with patients looking to lose weight to improve their health and wellbeing.
Gastric Band VIP Transfers
When you purchase a cosmetic procedure package through MedAway you will always receive VIP transfers. These are provided by your chosen MedAway affiliate clinic. They will organise everything for you and have you picked up from the airport and safely brought to your accommodation. Once you are settled in you will be transferred to and from the clinic for treatment. After you have been discharged by your surgeon the transfer team will return you to the airport in time for your flight home.
Gastric Band Accommodation
When you purchase a Gastric Band Weight Loss Surgery package with MedAway your service provider will have a selection of boutique hotels for you to choose from. You will have the price of your stay included in the overall package cost. This hotel stay will include bed and breakfast and will be perfect for you to recover and relax and your cosmetic procedure. Our affiliate weight loss surgery clinic currently uses Hampton by Hilton in Kurtkoy, Istanbul, Turkey. Click here to find out more about the hotels.
Gastric BAnd Package
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