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Understanding Appendicitis:  Diagnosis, Treatment, and Recovery

May 14, 2024 | Uncategorized

In the United States, there are approximately 100,000 to 300,000 cases each year requiring such evaluation and treatment as deemed necessary.  Appendicitis can occur at any age including children and older adults.  However, is most common among people aged 10...

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Announcing New Morpheus8 Services Offered at Long Island Laparoscopic Doctors

April 11, 2024 | Uncategorized

Advancements in the area of aesthetic medicine have been nothing short of amazing. At Long Island Laparoscopic Doctors, Dr. Hesham Atwa and his skilled team pride themselves on staying at the forefront of these innovations. One such breakthrough they are...

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7 Questions to Ask Before Your Gallbladder Surgery

February 11, 2022 | Uncategorized

Having gallbladder problems will leave you feeling intense pain. There are some questions you\'ll want to keep in mind regarding your treatment.

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Study Shows That Weight Loss Surgery is Effective No Matter How Long You’ve Been Obese

July 21, 2020 | Uncategorized

Weight loss surgery is effective for people who’ve developed obesity later in life as well as for those who’ve struggled with the condition for years. Obesity is a complex condition with a variety of causes — and everyone’s struggle with...

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Most People Keep the Weight Off After Bariatric Surgery

February 20, 2020 | Uncategorized

Bariatric surgery is the key to jumpstarting your weight loss journey, and keeping excess weight off for good. Here’s how: What’s the most important benefit of weight loss surgery? We’d have to say — longevity. You’ll be able to log...

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