Frequently Asked Questions Ck Health Turkey
When you confirm your rezervation with one of our Ck Health Turkey representitives your flight information is uploaded into our system, your schedule is taken out by our team and porvided to you prior to your arrival and your transfers are arranged. Depending on the time of your arrival, treatmeant detail and departure from Antalya, Turkey your schedule is carried out. For the duration of your treatmeant you will have constant support of our field team members and updated regarding your scheduling regularly, your appointment times are provided to you in advance either the day before or within the same morning of your appointment. The field team members of Ck Health Turkey that will assist you through your journey will be available 24/7 for any additional support and assistance. For any additional information regarding the details of your scheduling, please contact one of our representitives.
Once your rezervation is confirmed and uploaded into our systems, your arrival and departure times are scheduled and our field team is informed for your arrival. Our VIP Veichle as well our field team members will be tracking your flight for any delays ot further updates. Our team will be arriving to the airport 15 minutes prior to your flight and one of our team members will be ready to greet you outside the gate holding a sign with your name. Your schedule is went over with our field staff on your way to your first destination and you are informed about further details of your treatmeant. On your way back after completing your treatmeant, you are informed a day in advance of your pick up time to leave for the airport, in any changes that may occur regarding the time of your departure, you may provide your updated flight information to our field team at least 12 hours prior to your flight, in any case of forcemajor patients are welcome to change their flight inforation at anytime by simply informationg one of our team members first.
In order to confirm your rezervation after recieving your conusltation details you would need to provide Ck Health Turkey representitives with your flight information within 3 days. In any case where the 3 days of confirmation period cannot be met you may simply inform a representitive regarding your situation. If you were to complete your rezervation for the upcoming 3 months you are not obligated to leave a deposit to finalize your rezervation. If you are thinking of confirming your rezervation for later than the upcoming 3 months a representitive amount of deposit is mandatory to confirm your rezervation. Once your rezervation is confirmed you will be recieving your official pricing quotation and your confirmation letter. For more information regarding the confirmation of your rezervation, please do not hesitate to contact Ck Health Turkey team.
Ck Health Turkey provides exclusive healthcare packages. We do provide packages that cover all of your expenses related to your treatmeant within the pricings of your operation. We are overly sensitive for you to not have any extra expenses related to your treatmeant.Your treatmeant package will involve your transportation, all of your transfers inclusive of your clinic, hospital, airport, hotel transfers will be made within our VIP veichle services. Including your comprehensive pre – post operation checkups and consultations, medications and aftercare medications if needed will be provided for you within your package. You will be recieving VIP Nurse support that will be assigned to accompany you the night you will be spending at the hospital for any assistance as well as our field team will assist you throughout your stay. Lastly your accomadation is also inclusive within your services and your stay is arranged and booked prior to your arrival.
The duration of your stay is arranged accordingly to make sure to eliminate any associated future complication risk to a bare minimum, and you will be contacted for updates regularly by our representitives of your recovery progress although in any case of a future complication to come into your attantion, you can simply contact with one of our representitives and necessary measures are taken for your safety. For more information you can always contact one of our representitives.
When your reservation is completed, your date and appointments are confirmed on our systems. Afterwards in any changes that may occur regarding your arrival time or date, it is essential for the Ck Health Turkey team to be informed in advance to confirm any available dates for the desired date to be changed as well as your scheduling to be updated. For more information do not hesitate to contact Ck Health Turkey Team.
Yes, CK Health Turkey offers before and after pictures of each patient. You can visit www.ckhealthturkey.com or follow us on official social media accounts. Such as instagram from @ckhealthturkey
Definitely, we always encourage our patients to meet with our previous patients and our surgeons to ask any questions about the treatment.
In general, cosmetic surgery is not covered by insurance. In order to get the most accurate and complete information get in touch with your health insurance company.
It is crucial to quit smoking as well as alcohol consumption well in advance before your surgery. The main reason is that these habits increase the level of bleeding during surgery and increase the chances of complications.
With CK Health Turkey, you will be provided support by our private nurses assinged only to you at night and field team during the day. If you would like, you can bring a companion with yourself with a extra charge of hotel accomodation only.
Once you are found suitable fo your requested surgery, always ask to your medical health professionals about your medication intake before and after your surgery.
This is especaiily important when a patient have plastic surgery such as liposuction. Once the plastic surgery is finalized, the human body wants to balance the body as it was before. Thus, it is most important to wear compression garments to get the most out of the surgery.
Yes, it is possible to be combined and performed safely in one operation. Always take a professional’s opinion on the same as everyone have different requests for surgery and metabolism.
The answer will depend on the area of operation. It usually takes approximately 2 hours.
Usually, it will take 6 – 12 weeks to see the final result from liposcution treatment.
During your first consultation, you will be asked series of questions to deterimine your suitability. If found suitable, you will be proceeding to your next consultation once you arrive to Antalya/Turkey. In this one you will be taking series of test and visiting series of doctors before your surgery to ensure your health and safety.
In general, it can be suggested that liposuction is better to be received after pregnancy as there may be fat accumulation after pregnancy. Having a pregnancy after your liposcution may interfere with your treatment results in the long term.
The answer of this question will depend on your surgeon’s professional opinion with CK Health Turkey. In general, most of our patients wear them for 6 weeks on avarage.
With CK Health Turkey, it is very low considering you will receive your surgery from a surgeon who is highly experienced, with high quality of materials in a safe and clean environment.
CK Health Turkey offers vaser liposcution. Yes, there will be approximately weight loss of between 4 – 5 kg’s due to the fat removed.
After vaser liposuction, the operated area will not store fat like before. However, if the patient is not careful about their treatment. Fat gain after liposuction can cause irregularities or asymmetry.
In vaser liposuction, ultra soundwaves are utulized to break the fat into liquid form for easy removal. This is an indication of easier and faster recovery. In addition, the fat lost from the area of operation will not be gained as the vaser liposcution is the least invasive type of liposuction treatment among others.
As in all other types surgeries especially with plastic and obesity surgeries diet is crucial. If not followed properly, it can effect the results of the treatment in a negative way.
The duration of the tummy tuck surgery will approximately take 3 hours. This can also differ patient by patient.
Any type of surgery can leave a mark on the patient. With tummy tuck surgery this mark will almost be invisible to naked eye with CK Health Turkey. As we offer the best and safetest surgery options for yourself. Keep in mind that this will also depend on how the patient’s after care after the surgery.
One night stay at the hospital is sufficient for CK Health Turkey patients.
After 8 weeks of tummy tuck surgery exercises can be started. Always ask your surgeon first before exercising in order to keep your health and safety in check.
No, it can be stated that pregnancy after tummy tuck surgery does not interfere with pregnancy and it is safe for both mother and baby. However, this process should be followed together with medical healthcare professionals.
As in all types of plastic surgeries, diet is the most essential part when it comes to achiving the desired result from the surgery. If the diet plan is not followed strictly, it can effect the result of the surgery negatively.
There cannot be a specific timeline can be provided for the recovery from tummy tuck surgery. However, with most of the CK Health Turkey patients it takes between 5 – 7 days.
The answer of this question mainly depends on how well the patient is following doctor’s orders. On avarage, the healing process of blepharoplastywill take 2 weeks.
Once the scars are healed at its fullest it will be almost invisible to naked eye.
In general, your stitch from blepharoplasty will be removed between 5 – 7 days after the surgery.
Before your blepharoplastysurgery with CK Health Turkey you will be visiting series of doctors and take series of test to ensure your eligibility for your surgery. So that your health will be protected to possible risks and complications.
After your blepharoplasty surgery with CK Health Turkey you will be in the detailed process of after care phase of your treatment. It is most essential to follow medical health professional’s orders and keep constant communication to ensure to get the most out of your surgery.
There are many surgery options in Turkey that can be found. There are patients who are pleased as much as are the ones that are not. There are series of variables that affect the cost such as experience, high quality materials, clean environment… Thus, providing a specific number for the same can be misleading.
With CK Health Turkey, you can expect to receive a surgery that is safe, high quality with affordable prices. This plays an essential role when it comes to shorthen your healing process to get the results that please you in a short amount of time.
After a week later from your blepharoplasty surgery, you may wear makup. Inform your surgeon in advance for the same.
The duration of your blepharoplasty surgery will approximately be between 10 – 15 years.
Blepharoplasty surgery can assist the patient with getting rid of vision impairment due to having drooping upper eyelids.
In order to understand if your gynecomastia can be treated with diet and exercise, you should have a medical examination.
If you would not receive your surgery from a highly experienced surgeon that uses high quality equipment in a clean environment you can face complications after gynecomastia surgery. Such as, bleeding, infection and contour deformities
In general, breast reduction surgery take approximately 2 hours.
The recovery from breast reduction will usually take 6 weeks as this can change patient by patient.
It will be determined if you are eligible to receive the surgery afterwards all of your schedules and date of your surgery will be set. Once you arrive to Antalya/Turkey you will have consultations and examinations to ensure your health and safety.
Once you are discharged from the hsopital you will be provided prescribed medications and instructions on how to use them. Your after care follow up process will kick start to observe and encourage further of your progress.
There are many options available on the market for the same. That is why it becomes challenging for patients to differenciate one option from the other. Highly experienced surgeon, high quality materials, clean envrionment for surgery and the best after care after your surgery are the manin ones to change the cost of the surgery.
CK Health Turkey patients usually take between 6 – 8 Weeks when it comes to recovery after their breast augmentation surgery.
The process before your breast augmentation surgery will be the same as rest of the plastic surgery procedures that CK Health Tukey offers. Pre consultations and tests to bo carried out to ensure your safety and health.
Once you are discharged from the hospital you will be provided prescribed medications and instructions on how to use them in accordenance with your treatment. Once you arrive to your home country safely, we will be in contact with you about your progress after your surgery.
Breast augmentation is a breast lift with prosthesis and cost of it varies. The country, the surgeon and the hospital are some of the major ones that change the cost along with the other variables that are mentioned in breast reduction surgery.
Breast lift implants can last for 10 years of time on avarage. Afterwards, the breast implants should be changed.
In general, insicion types are divided into 3 categories as follows:
Armpit Incisions: This kind of incision is normally made in the armpit region which is away from the breasts and is the best spot to hide the scarrings.
Under the Breast Incision: This sort of incision is deliberately made under the wrinkle of the breasts. Entry points made are typically four to five centimeters for each breast region.
Umbilical Incision: This incision doesn’t leave any scars on the breasts since it is far away from the breast zone. Notwithstanding, it isn’t a lot of well performed among medical professionals.
The answer of this question can vary patient by patient. Thus, get assistance from our medical health professionals to find out what suits you the most on this regard.
In general, the operation of breast lift take between 2 – 3 hours long.
After 1 – 2 weeks of rest you canget back to your work life.
Procedure of getting breast lift surgery will be the same as the rest of pre plastic surgery process.
Once you are discharged from the hospital CK Health Turkey will provide your prescribed medications to you and inform you on how to use them. Once you arrive home safely, we will continue to be in touch with you to ensure your health and goals to be achieved after your surgery.
The cost of the breast lift surgery will differ based on many variables. In order to receive your treatment from a highly experienced surgeon that uses high quality materials in a clean environment so that you can achieve your goals with shorthened recovery period that also has best post operation follow up, contact CK Health Turkey. The shortening the recovery time will largely depend on the patient.
This will depend on the extend of the surgery. It takes approximately one hour.
In some patients it takes 5 days. On the other hand, some patients take 2 weeks depending on the extend of their surgery and how their body reacts to the same.
In this process, the patient will be listened carefully as in any other type of the surgery requested. Meanwhile, the eligibility of the patient will be reviewed. If found eligible, process will be customized as per the patient’s needs and wants.
Once the surgery is finalized, we will be in constant contact with you to support you and observe your progress.
The cost of the surgery will depend on the request of the patient. Especially, if the patient would like to combine this surgery with other plastic surgeries. In order to get your customized all inclusive health care plan, contact CK Health Turkey.
There is no specific time line that can be provided as it differs based on patient’s needs and wants. This will also depend on if the surgery is closed or open type of surgery.
This will change patient by patient as every rhinoplasty surgery have different aspects for the patient and by patient’s medical history. Thus, a specific time cannot be provided on the same. You can request assitance from CK Health Turkey if you decide to have rhinoplasty surgery.
The process of determining your eligibility to your requested surgery will be done and will proceed to your surgery if there are no medical objections to avoid endangering your health and safety.
After your rhinoplasty surgery you will be in a extensive post operation rhinoplasty surgery to observe your well being and progress in terms of healing process.
The cost of the rhinoplasty surgery will depend on if the surgery is open or closed as much as patient’s wants and needs. You can contact CK Health Turkey to get your price quotation for your treatment.
Open Rhinoplasty: This technique is used for the very complicated nose surgeries exclusively by some surgeons.
Closed Rhinoplasty: This technique is used when the medical professional doesn’t have the direct perspective on the nasal skeleton and accordingly it is a strategy for the more experienced medical professional.
You may be requested to not wear glasses for 1-2 weeks. This will be decided together with your surgeon.
There is no certain deadline that can be given as the extend of the surgery will change the time line of healing process of the patient. Thus, this will be decided together with your surgeon.
Depending on the extend of your treatment, you can get back to work for at least
The suitability of the patient for the surgery will depend on the results of the consultations as there are series of questions to be asked to determine the same. You can get your consultation from CK Health Turkey today free of charge.
We believe that this is the best type of plastic surgery you can get. From our previous patients we can see a change of approximately 10 years.
Yes, there will be scars after the surgery but over time will become almost invisible. The insicion will be on the hair line and this will make it least visible.
Facelift surgery is considered a costmetic surgery and cosmetic surgeries does not covered by health insurance. In order to get the best information, you can contact your insurance company.
Our patients usually start to drive after a week later not before than 7 days.
With CK Health Turkey, you will be staying 10 days or more depeding on the types of surgeries you will receive. Once your treatment is finalized, you will be able to travel by airplane. For the same, we will be providing a report confirming the same.
In general facelift surgery takes between 2 – 4 hours of operation. This can vary if the patient have multiple plastic surgeries combined.
One day after the neck lift a medical procedure, a drain is eliminated from the ear that is placed to prevent the accumulation of liquids nearby. Post-usable ice application speeds up the recovery cycle. You are discharged from the hospital on the second day of the surgery if found able. Stitches on the face and eyelids are taken out in first week depending on your surgeon’s medical opinion.
Usually it is adviced to not to start exercising on the first 6 weeks after the operation. Once you decide to start after your first six months, inform your surgeon as well.
Facelift surgery insicions will be on your hairline and in front of the ears. With the passage of time, these will become almost invisible to naked eye.
After the 2 weeks of time of facelift surgery, makeup can be safely put on. Before doing so, always consult with your surgeon.
With CK Health Turkey it will be a 1 night stay if our surgeons suggest otherwise.
Due to aging and gravity the results of the facelift surgery are not permenant?
With CK Health Turkey arm lift is performed with liposuction treatment. Arm lift surgery approximately takes 1 – 2 hours by itself.
CK Health Turkey observes that patients who go through with arm lift surgery finalize their recovery period approximately between 3 – 4 weeks.
The procedure before getting an armlift will start with determining if the patient is suitable for the same or not. Once the patient’s suitability is accepted will proceed with consultations and tests before the day of the surgery.
As in all types of surgeries with CK Health Turkey, there are series of follow up days with extensive details to ensure your healing procees is smooth.
The cost of the armlift surgery will depend on many variables. The major ones are about how wellthe surgeon is experienced, how well the equipment is used and how clean the area of operation is. In order to get your customized all inclusive healthcare plan, contact CK Health Turkey.
Usually correction of prominent ears surgery takes approximately 1 hours and 30 minutes
Depending on the patients overall wellbeing after the surgery and medical history, it takes approximately 1 – 2 weeks for healing process to be finalized.
Once your suitability is confirmed, you should quit the habit of having cigarrette and smoking (if there are any)
As in any other types of plastic surgeries, the healing process is monitored by our medical health professionals.
The cost of the correction of prominent ears surgery can be different based on the clinic that provides the same. Based on highly experienced surgeons, high quality materials used in a sanitized environment and post operative complete follow up. In order to receive your all inclusive treatment plan, contact CK Health Turkey.
Depending on the area of operation fat injection take approximately an hour.
It will approximately take 3 – 4 months to see the final results once the brusies are gone.
Understanding the wants of the patient is one of the most essential part of the first process of getting fat injection. During that, eligibility is reviewed. Once patient is confirmed for the same, the day of the treatment is scheduled along with date of consultations and tests.
Once the treatment is completed, CK Health Turkey will be in coninuous communication with you to manage your healing process.
The cost of the fat injection can vary based on the area of operation.
Your chin augmentation surgery will approximately take an hour.
Recovery will depend on the extension of the surgery, how it is performed (opened or closed), patient’s overall wellbeing after surgery and medical history. Thus, providing a specific timeline can be misleading.
As in all other types of plastic surgeries consumption of alcohol and cigaratte usage should be abondoned to decrease level of risks and complications once the patient is found suitable for the surgery. Our patients are encouraged to speak with our previous patients and our highly experienced surgeons beforehand.
CK Health Turkey will monitor the patient’s health and safety closely after surgery. Once discharged, will provide prescribed medications and instructions along with them. Regular check ups will be done and blood assays will be requested from our patients as in all other types of surgeries after the surgery itself.
In order to get complete and accurate information about your all inclusive healthcare package for chin augmentation, contact CK Health Turkey.
Anyone who is missing a tooth or teeth can be considered suitable for dental implants.
There are multiple variables come to play untill when the dental crown last. Taking care of your dental implants is the most important one. With CK Health Turkey it is 10 years and can be prolonged by the patient if takes care of them throughly.
The costs will vary based on what patient needs and how much of dental implants needed. In order to get your price quote on the same, you can contact CK Health Turkey.
A veneer is a slight layer of porcelain or different materials, around 1 millimeter (mm) in thickness, that is attached to the front of your current tooth.
A crown is around 2 mm in thickness and covers the entire tooth. It very well may be all porcelain, porcelain combined to a metal compound (PFM), or an all-metal combination.
A dental bridge shouldn’t cause excruciating pain by any means. All things considered, you may encounter slight uneasiness and tooth sensivity after the operation, and it may require a couple of days to get acquainted with your new scaffold as all new dental apparatuses (supports, crowns, and so forth) can feel somewhat feel strange at first.
Recuperating from the position of a dental scaffold ought to be simple and direct and as referenced above, uneasiness ought to be insignificant.
They generally last from 5 to 7 years. Great oral cleanliness, normal exams and expert cleanings help draw out the existence of a dental bridge and can help it last more than 10 years.
The type of a dental bridge relies upon: the area of the tooth, the state of the adjoining teeth and your general oral wellbeing. Our dental specialist will suggest the most fitting choice for your needs. These are:
- Traditional Bridge
- Cantilever Bridge (one-sided):
- Maryland or Resin Bonded Bridges
- Implant Bridges
Teeth brightening can benefit everyone from all ages. Notwithstanding, brightening gel won’t white up your dental restorations. Get an professional opinion from CK Health Turkey about your dental health.
Results are distinctive for every patient, in spite of the fact that you will in the long run experience some staining. Depending upon your dental wellbeing, your outcome of the treatment could last as long as a year.
Definitely, your teeth will be more susceptible to stain from stain causing food sources and beverages for the first few days.
Smile plans can do miracles through completely re-establishing your dental wellbeing and appearance as they are tools to design your smile that is aligned with your facial characteristics.
A smile design revives your grin in a more drawn out enduring manner than Botox or any other impermanent measures. A smile design is a by large significant investment in your general appearance.
There is a complication that is caused by tooth extraction that is called ‘’Dry Socket’’. It means blood clot has failed to form in where the tooth is extracted.
There can be various reasons that require for tooth extraction. Such as Severe Tooth Damage, Malpositioned teeth, are the main reasons why a patient needs a tooth extraction.
- Simple Extractions: These are performed on teeth that are obvious in the mouth. General dental specialists normally do straightforward extractions, and most are typically done under a local sedatives.
- Surgical Extractions: These include teeth that can only with significant effort be seen or reached in the mouth, either on the grounds that they have severed at the gum line or they have not completely emitted.
A dental filling is normally used to get rid of cavity. Whenever left untreated, a cavity can deteriorate and could at last prompt bone and tooth loss.
Your mouth will be desensitized utilizing local sedation, so you should feel no pain during the yor dental filing prodecure. You may have some slight tooth sensivity a while later.
Since patients are given sedation, a root canal treatment does not have more excruciating pain than an ordinary dental treatment, like a filling or getting an insight tooth extraction.
There are a couple of reasons that indicate you may require a root canal treatment. Such as:
- Extreme agony while biting;
- Pimples on the gums;
- A chipped or broke tooth;
- Feeling of high sensetion against to hot or cold foods and beverages;
- Swollen or delicate gums;
- Profound rot or darkening of the gums.
In spite of the fact that you will in all probability to be numb for 2-4 hours following the dental procedure, most patients can get back to class or work straightforwardly following a root canal treatment. Notwithstanding, it is prompted against eating until the numbness is totally gone.
The expense differs relying upon how complex the issue is and which tooth is influenced. Molars are more hard to treat; thus the charge is typically more. Most of the insurance companies cover the charges of your endodontic treatment. You should contact your insurance company for more information.
As a matter of first importance, zirconium is an insoluble component and it doesn’t represent any dangers. Since, your body can’t assimilate a component that is insoluble. Besides, zirconium is certifiably not a radioactive component, thusly, it can’t cause any radioactivity related issues like cancer.
The life expectancy of dental crowns rely upon how you use them and take care of them. In the event that you do everything throughly, a dental crown can keep going you for long years. Specifically, the zirconia crowns have a long life expectancy.
The sort of sedation that we use in our zirconia crown procedure is local sedation. This sort of sedation doesn’t totally make you unconscious. Rather than that, it numbs the pain while you are awake.
Dental crowns will require great care just as your natural teeth. For example, you should brush your teeth and crowns after each meal. Remember to clean the gum line, too, since food debris will in general get stuck here. In addition, you should floss and use a mouthwash as well.
After the porcelain crown treatment, the pain is practically non-existent, yet in the event that it is felt, it tends to be relieved with standard prescripted medication for pain management.
The durability of porcelain crowns is 10 years all things considered; the most common reason behind of a failure of treatment is a crack of the ceramic.
The two crowns and veneers are dental reclamation materials and use to cover a current tooth to improve its appearance or function. The dental crown is utilized to reinforce a damaged tooth, while veneers are essentially utilized for restorative enhancements. Dental crowns cover the whole obvious piece of the tooth while the veneers are a super slight layer delivered to cover the front of a tooth.
Indeed! E-max crowns are strong, look exceptionally characteristic, require the least invasive treatment of evacuation of tooth structure.
Usually E-max is not the great choice when it comes to health of the teeth.
Be that as it may, make sure to consult with CK Health Turkey Representatives, as E-max probably won’t be the ideal answer for your specific dental issue.
With proper oral health consideration, E-max crowns can last essentially more than the normal 5-15 years lifetime of dental crowns.
No, given that you deal with your crown so its surface isn’t damaged.
On the off chance that you are routinely eating or drinking certain food varieties, for example espresso or red wine, stains can show up on the outside of the crown.
Be that as it may, if the crown isn’t harmed, proficient cleaning by your dental specialist can without much of a stretch eliminate these surface stains.
No, dental crowns can’t be brightened.
It is highly recommended to get an expert cleaning, perhaps teeth brightening, prior to choosing the correct shade of a dental crown.
Laminates comprise of thin pieces of porcelain that are carefully formed so they can be attached to a dental patient’s teeth.
Yes, when a dental patient decides to get laminates on their teeth, it will make their teeth up to 95 percent stronger.
It regularly just takes two different dental visits with the end goal for somebody to have their teeth molded and arranged for getting laminates.
No, as a local sedative is utilized.
Laminates are viewed as a perpetual dental treatment, as they will last as long as 15 years.
On avarage, most dentists estimate a use of dental veneers for 10 years.
As in dental implants’ after care oral hygiene must be at its highest in order to prolong the duration of your dental veneers.
Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery takes around 30-45 min. Gastric Bypass surgery takes around 1 hour to complete. Both of these surgeries are performed laparoscopically and under general anesthesia.
Placement of Gastric Balloon generally takes between 20-30 minutes during which you will be lightly sedated.
There are patients who return to work a week after Gastric Sleeve and Gastric Bypass surgery. Despite this, we advise our patients to return to work at least after 1.5-2 weeks.
The first week after Gastric Balloon treatment you should not plan any heavy activity. Once your body has adjusted to the balloon, however, you can continue your normal activities.
Patients spend an average of 2 days in the hospital following Gastric Sleeve and Gastric Bypass surgeries, or longer if there are any complications. When you return to your hospital room after surgery, you will be closely monitored by your nurses.
After Gastric Balloon treatment patient can normally go home one to two hours after the procedure is finished.
On average, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the incisions to heal and 6-8 weeks for the stomach staple line to heal after Gastric Sleeve and Gastric Bypass surgeries.
You can get back to normal activities in 1.5-2 weeks. Patients can start walking the same day after surgery.
After Gastric Balloon treatment you should plan at least three days of inactivity to recover from the procedure. You will be able to resume normal activity sooner or later than this depending on how your body adjusts to the gastric balloon.
The amount of weight loss depends on the patient and the procedure. But it tends to be rapid in the first few months.
Gastric Sleeve patients lose 15% -20% of their excess weight in the first 3 months, 60-67% of excess weight in the first year and 53-65% in the 5th year.
Gastric Bypass patients have rapid weight loss in 6 months. Your weight usually stabilizes about 18-24 months after surgery. During this time, the patient loses an average of 60-70% of his excess weight. Research shows that it is possible to lose even 80% of the excess weight. If regular diet and exercise are performed, the desired result continues for a long time.
Gastric Balloon patients lose an average of 10-25 kg, but this figure may be even higher depending on the person’s weight before surgery.
Regular exercise and regular physical activity are the keys to stable weight loss after Gastric Sleeve and Gastric Bypass surgeries. Exercising will help you reduce and maintain your weight gain. After being discharged from the hospital, walk for at least an hour every day. At first, choose a slow pace and increase your speed as your stamina improves. After six weeks, you can start regular training at higher intensity, which includes exercises to strengthen muscles as well as exercises to increase flexibility and endurance. Exercise at least three times a week for at least three hours (walking, cycling, swimming, fitness, etc.). Studies show that patients who exercise for at least 120 minutes a week lose an average of 4 kg more weight than those who do not. It is very important to start actively breathing immediately after bariatric surgery. A simple breathing exercise like blowing a balloon is very helpful. It needs to be done several times every hour. Such breathing exercises are needed to prevent congestive pneumonia.
The first week after Gastric Balloon procedure you should not plan any heavy activity. Once your body has adjusted to the balloon, however, you can continue your normal activities. Starting a regular exercise programme is highly recommended and will improve your chances of success. Your exercise routine should begin two to three weeks after the treatment. This gives your body plenty of time to heal and become used to the balloon.
For your own safety, you should not drive until you have stopped taking strong pain medications and can move quickly and alertly to stop your car, especially in an emergency. Usually this takes 7-14 days after surgery.
Anatomical changes created by bariatric surgery cause many vitamin and mineral deficiencies, especially within one year after the operation. Therefore, it is recommended to take multivitamin + mineral chewable tablets containing iron, folic acid and thiamine daily in the 3-6 months as they may be better tolerated and better absorbed.
Gastric Bypass patients should take daily vitamin and mineral supplements for a lifetime.
The ideal method in bariatric surgery should be effective in weight loss, least invasive on the stomach and intestines, reversible when necessary, with low morbidity and mortality levels, and most importantly, adjustable without the need for reoperation according to the patient’s weight loss needs.
The experienced surgeon chooses a method that will take into account all possible risks for the patient and will be most effective according to the degree of obesity of the patient.
The best time to consider plastic surgery in when you are as close to your goal weight as possible and are weight stable. This is usually 12-18 months after the bariatric surgery.