LOSE WEIGHT and keep it off
Weight-loss specialists — 97.4% satisfaction rate
If you continue to struggle with controlling your weight and feel you are getting nowhere then why not speak to one of our specialist consultants at Aspire. Come meet with our staff to discuss where you go next and to work out a personal plan that addresses your specific issues.
We offer a high level of expertise and experience in this field and you will meet with one of our specialist consultants who are highly experienced in weight loss surgery, you will not meet with advisors or sales co-ordinators, only with qualified, experienced medical staff, without any obligation.
What we do
Dieting, Exercise and Medication
Best practice is that patients are treated conservatively, with a combination of diet, exercise and counselling, if that has not already been tried…
Gastric Sleeve or Sleeve Gastrectomy. This involves the surgeon removing about 70 to 85 % of the stomach so that it takes the shape of a tube or sleeve.
The gastric balloon is introduced into the stomach through the mouth. The surgeon conducts an initial examination of the stomach using an endoscopic camera, and will proceed if no abnormalities are observed.
Dieting, Exercise and Medication
Best practice is that patients are treated conservatively, with a combination of diet, exercise and counselling, if that has not already been tried…Find out more
Gastric Sleeve or Sleeve Gastrectomy. This involves the surgeon removing about 70 to 85 % of the stomach so that it takes the shape of a tube or sleeve.Find out more
The gastric balloon is introduced into the stomach through the mouth. The surgeon conducts an initial examination of the stomach using an endoscopic camera, and will proceed if no abnormalities are observed.Find out more
Meet the team
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What our clients say
Comments from happy customers
“Your team were all so helpful and made my transition to a new life a dream come true. I now love exercising most days of the week and find healthy eating so much more enjoyable. I can’t imagine I’d ever be at this weight if it weren’t for the surgery.”
Janice M, Glasgow
“I am truly thankful to the Aspire team for putting the biggest smile on my face. I recommend this surgery to anyone who is tired of being unhealthy. Do the research, follow the program plan and commit to this life changing experience!”
Robert M, East Kilbride
“Getting the sleeve was the tool I needed to turn my weight loss failures into a weight loss success story. I know my journey is not yet over but with the support I have from family, friends and the Aspire team I am able to conquer any goals I set forth.”
Lorna C, Inverness
“I did this for myself but in the end it’s been the best thing for my family — I didn’t think it would affect my family as much as it has. To see my children as proud of me as they are has been well worth everything!”
Sara P, Aberdeen
“This surgery and the support from the whole Aspire team has really helped me to be successful. Weight loss surgery is not a diet it is a whole new life! I embrace every single day with a new attitude. Thank you so much!”
Michelle R, Edinburgh
Frequently asked questions
How Will My Life Change after Surgery?
Lifetime follow-up is recommended, with at least three follow-up visits during the first year. Adjustable gastric banding requires more frequent visits for band adjustments. You will need to adopt a healthy lifestyle, including a new nutrition plan and regular exercise, although exercise restrictions may be in place until you are healed. Because of the decrease in food intake, constipation may occur. A laxative may be recommended. You may want to consider or may require reconstructive operations after your weight stabilizes.
Medications can be prescribed as needed. However, your doctor may tell you to avoid aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, which can irritate the stomach.
How Will My Diet Change?
Immediately following adjustable gastric banding, only sips of water are allowed. Over the next two weeks, the consumption amount is increased gradually with fluids in the form of water and liquids, such as clear broth, skimmed milk, low-calorie juice and sugar-free ice lollies. You will need to watch how many calories you eat and limit your liquid intake to avoid nausea and vomiting. Low-fat pureed foods, protein-rich chicken and fish, mashed potatoes and peas are started three to four weeks after the operation.
Patients who undergo more invasive procedures follow a similar dietary progression for 12 weeks and then they are allowed regular, healthy foods.
Once healed, care must be taken to let your stomach adapt to its new environment. Vitamin supplements may be necessary
How Long Will It Take for Me to Recover?
That depends on the procedure. Patients, who undergo laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding or sleeve gastrectomy surgery tend to stay in the hospital for typically one night.
Recovery times differ too. In one study, patients returned to normal activity in about one week after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding and between two to three weeks after a sleeve gastrectomy.
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