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Bahamas Medical Center’s resources help patients understand and learn more about their health. This section includes recent health news and articles, doctor advice, and informational health videos. Click on a link below to learn more.

Benefits of Laparoscopic Gastric Plication Surgery

What You Need to Know About the Laparoscopic Gastric Plication Surgery

Laparoscopic gastric plication surgery is a relatively new surgical weight-loss procedure that helps restrict the level of food intake by reducing the size of the stomach.  What You Need to Know About Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Decision Factors for Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Laparoscopic gastric sleeve surgery is an extremely efficient way to achieve weight loss. Practically all patients have seen amazing permanent improvements in their health and self-esteem. Deciding on Laparoscopic Surgery

Lower Body Lift

After Bariatric Surgery, Will You Need a Lower Body Lift?

For severely obese individuals that receive bariatric surgery, the resulting loss of weight often leaves large amounts of sagging skin. A lower body lift is a procedure that reshapes the abdomen, hips, thighs and buttocks, typically for aesthetic reasons. More about a Lower Body Lift

Lap Band Surgery

The Basics of Laparoscopic Gastric Banding Surgery

Laparoscopic gastric banding surgery is a type of bariatric surgery used for weight loss. It is often used as a valid option for people who suffer from obesity and who have not been able to lose weight with more traditional methods. More about Lap Band Surgery

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Is a Tummy Tuck a Permanent Solution?

An abdominoplasty, commonly known as a tummy tuck, is a surgical operation to remove excess flesh from the abdomen for cosmetic purposes. More about Tummy Tuck Surgery

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Ear Reshaping (Otoplasty) in the Bahamas

Otoplasty is a surgical procedure aimed at correcting deformities of the pinna, commonly known as the external ear. It is also used for reconstructing a defective, deformed, or even absent external ear. The surgeon corrects the defect by creating or reshaping the external ear by modifying, moving and augmenting the cartilaginous structure of the ear.
More about Ear Reshaping Surgery

Hip Replacement Surgery

Benefits of Hip Replacement Surgery

Since the first hip replacement procedure was performed in England in 1962, this procedure has become one of the most successful of all medical procedures. Technology has advanced at such a rapid rate that today the Bahamas Medical Center is proud to perform a complete hip joint replacement in less than 2 hours using minimally invasive protocols.

Breast Reduction

Facts and Benefits of Breast Reduction

The surgical team at the Bahamas Medical Center feels that it is important that you understand the details of breast reduction surgery.

Breast Augmentation

What You Need to Know Before Getting Breast Augmentation

More American women choose to go abroad for breast augmentation surgery than any other cosmetic surgery. It ranks as the number one procedure in medical tourism, above nose reshaping, eyelid surgery, and liposuction.

Forehead Lift

Are You Considering a Forehead Lift?

A forehead lift is a type of surgery that’s aimed at making the upper part of the face look younger and healthier. It’s also known as “browlift” or “browplasty,” because it usually involves lifting the brow.

Gastric Bypass Surgery

The Basics of Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery (LRYGB)

Being obese is not easy. People who suffer from obesity are often mocked and frowned upon as if it were their fault that they are obese. That’s in addition of all the health hazards that obesity conveys. Unfortunately, diet and exercise alone don’t work for everyone.

Rhinoplasty, Nose Job

What You Should Know About Getting a Nose Job

Are you dissatisfied with the way your nose looks? Are you considering a nose job? There’s nothing wrong with wanting to look better or getting a nose job, but your experience will be smoother and your expectations more realistic if you understand the basics of nasal cosmetic surgery.

Facelift

What You Should Know About a Facelift

Facelifts are ranked number six in the top ten procedures sought by medical tourists from all over the world. Only an experienced specialist should recommend and perform facial procedures. The surgeons at Bahamas Medical Center are very experienced with facelifts and with helping patients make the best aesthetic decisions with regard to facial surgery.