Resources & articles for lasting weight loss results

Elias Ortiz & Company provides affordable Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico. To learn more about what options are available to you, please contact us!

Pre-Op

Wound Care

Wound care is one of the most important aspects of post-surgery care, and it is actually pretty simple. You can use sterile gauze, medical tape for sensitive skin, Curad, Nexcare, or generic bandages for sensitive skin.

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Pre-Op

What to Pack

You want to pack light. Pack like you are going away for a 3-day weekend, because you will be in the hospital for two days.

The following is a list of suggested items to bring with you to Tijuana:

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Pre-Op

Eggroll Soup Recipe

This Sacred Heart Soup recipe has helped to make the pre-op diet much easier. You may have this soup in unlimited quantities. Remember that you must count the ounces of lean protein and limit to 6 oz for women and 8 oz for men daily.

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Pre-Op

Clear Liquid Diet

A clear liquid diet helps maintain adequate hydration, provides important electrolytes, such as sodium and potassium, and will give you energy. You must follow a clear liquid diet 3 days before your surgery and for the first 5 to 7 days post-surgery. I

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Pre-Op

Before & After Surgery Process

Finally, the time has arrived for you to have your surgery. You have made many changes and sacrifices in preparation for this big day. The staff at Elias Ortiz and Company (E.O.C.) recognize this, and we strive to make this experience as comfortable and stress-free as possible.

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Eating Healthy

Vitamin Recommendations

Vitamins and supplements are a very important part of your post-surgery routine. With a smaller tummy, it can be difficult to get all the necessary vitamins and minerals from foods alone. We want to help you maintain proper nutrition and good health and energy after surgery. Our bariatric doctors recommend taking the following vitamins, minerals, and supplements after your surgery. These are only recommendations, so make sure to consult with your doctor at home as well. After your post-surgery labs are completed, you may need to adjust accordingly.

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Pre-Op

Sacred Heart Soup

This Sacred Heart Soup recipe has helped to make the pre-op diet much easier. You may have this soup in unlimited quantities. Remember that you must count the ounces of lean protein and limit to 6 oz for women and 8 oz for men daily.

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