Dr. Tom Lavin

A new procedure claims to get rid of your belly fat without a scalpel. Could it be the answer you’re looking for? Ladies: Find out how the number on the scale could make your birth control less effective! And which activities burn the most calories?

Gloria, a busy single mother of a 1-year-old boy, has been struggling with her weight for years. She visits bariatric surgeon Dr. Tom Lavin for the POSE weight loss procedure, designed for patients who want to lose between 25 to 60 pounds. P.O.S.E....

A cutting-edge procedure claims to shrink your belly without a scalpel. Could it be the weight loss answer you’re looking for? Plus, learn why working out could cause hearing loss. And, how your weight could make your birth control less effective.

Bariatric surgeon Dr. Tom Lavin demonstrates how the POSE weight loss procedure is performed. The P.O.S.E. (Primary Obesity Surgery, Endoluminal) procedure uses a camera-guided system, equipped with grafting and suturing devices, to close folds of...