As Severe Obesity Remains a Rapidly Rising Problem Bariatric Surgery is Becoming the Standard Solution say Dr. Feiz & Associates. It has reported that the number of people who more than 100 pounds overweight has shot up by an astonishing 70 percent.
It does appear however that the increase may have actually slowed down to some degree during 2005. Moreover for whatever reasons the number of severely obese people appears to be rising much faster than the number of people with moderate obesity.
Meanwhile the preponderance of evidence for the benefits of bariatric surgery continues to grow. For example a very recent meta-study conducted at Ohio Los Angeles A pioneer in such less invasive techniques as the LAP band which uses a tiny laparoscopic camera to place a removable and adjustable band around a portion of the stomach
Dr. Feiz is widely regarded as perhaps the best bariatric surgeon on the West coast.