Revisional Bariatric Surgery
Unfortunately, there is no 100% full-proof method to lose weight and keep it off. Whether it be diet and exercise, weight-loss prescription medications or surgical procedures, every option has an inherent failure rate. Although the failure rate is lowest with surgery, 10-30% of people will regain weight after a surgical procedure for weight loss.
The reasons for this are not always clear.
For individuals that gain a modest amount of weight, the solution might simply be to return to the basics. Sometimes, deviation from the original behaviors learned after surgery can cause weight regain. For others, there is a technical issue with the operation causing weight regain. Again, there are many reasons for weight regain, and these should be discussed with Dr. A.