“Scarless” Weight Loss Surgery
Essentially No Post-Surgical Scars Visible to the Eye
Gastric sleeve surgery dramatically reduces the size of your stomach, resulting in a feeling
of fullness sooner than normal. This procedure may also work by decreasing
your body’s production of Ghrelin, which is a hormone that induces hunger.
The Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, also referred to as Sleeve or VSG, is
one of the most successful surgical options for weight loss. Using the
novel “scarless” technique, Dr. Quebbemann is able to make
one incision that’s hidden in your belly button (sometimes with
tiny additional incisions). This is in stark contrast to the five or more
incisions typically needed for the standard laparoscopic surgery. When
the procedure is completed and the instruments are removed, there is almost
no visible scar. Hence, a virtually “scarless” weight loss surgery.
Dr. Quebbemann continues to demonstrate why he has a reputation as one of the nation’s
leading bariatric experts in minimally invasive procedures. He is the
first surgeon in the U.S. known to successfully perform a single-incision
gastric sleeve through SPIDER® Surgical System. Currently, he uses
GelPOINT® technology alongside MICRO-laparoscopy to provide weight
loss surgery that results in essentially no scars for patients.
How the “Scarless” Procedure Works
A small incision must first be made through the belly button. Next, the
GelPOINT device will be inserted through this incision so that the surgeon
can begin the procedure. When additional surgical instruments are needed
during the surgery, small micro-incisions may also be made.
When the surgical operation is completed, the micro-incisions can all be
simply sealed with glue and the belly button incision re-sealed, leaving
practically no visible scars behind.
has a long track record of excellent weight loss outcomes backed by one
of the lowest complications rates around the globe.
Contact us today to set up an appointment.