We understand that one of the biggest concerns patients have is going under the knife. Many believe that weight loss surgeries are extensive procedures that involve serious treatment. While that may have been the case in the past, it is no longer the case today. At Marina Weight Loss Center, we specialize in minimally invasive procedures using STARR, Surgical Tiny Access Rapid Recovery.
STARR is a patented array of instruments that are contained in one slim tool, called the SPIDER. Rather than traditional laparoscopic treatments with several incisions, with the STARR treatment, you will only have one. When it is introduced inside the body, the instruments deploy like an unfolding umbrella. This allows the surgeon to have all the necessary instruments in the right place in a single, easy-to-handle tool. After the procedure is complete, the SPIDER folds up and is removed through the single incision.
Why is one incision better than several? With just one single incision, you can experience:
With the advances in technology, this treatment can now be used for a wide variety of Bariatric procedures. At Marina Weight Loss Center, our surgeons are trained to perform a wide variety of weight loss surgeries, using the best, most effective techniques. To learn if you are a candidate to receive the STARR treatment, please reach out to us today!
At Marina Weight Loss Center, we are dedicated to your health. We take the time to get to know you and your goals to determine the best weight loss solution for your lifestyle. Our surgeons understand your struggles with weight loss and want to ensure that you achieve long-term success through our minimally invasive procedures. To get started with the STARR treatment, our most minimally invasive procedure to date, please reach out to us by clicking on the button below.
Choosing to get started with any medical weight loss procedure can be an overwhelming decision. To help feel more comfortable with making this positive change in your life, read through our frequently asked questions below. If you still have questions regarding this procedure, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.
A. A. The STARR treatment is used for a wide variety of weight loss procedures. OUr doctors can perform the following surgeries using the STARR treatment:
To learn more about how this treatment is used to perform these weight loss procedures, please reach out to us. Our doctors are more than happy to walk you through this process to ensure you are fully aware of the specifics of each procedure.
A. Like all Bariatric surgeries, we require that you are of 30 or 35+ BMI or higher. We will also require you to come in for a consultation to take a look at the top of your stomach to ensure that you are fitted with the right weight loss solution for your body.
We will get to know you and your goals to determine if the STARR treatment is the best choice for your individual needs. To learn if you qualify for this minimally invasive procedure, please reach out to us today.
A. One of the biggest advantages of the STARR treatment is the quick recovery time. Because this procedure only requires one, single incision, recovery time should be no more than one week. This will allow your body to adjust to the procedure and ensure that you are completely ready to be active in the workplace.