Terms of Use

Your use Bariatric Surgery Source’s websites, products and services (the “Website”) indicates acceptance of the Terms of Use on this page and our privacy policy (on a separate page).

By using the Website, you agree to be bound by and comply with these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, your sole recourse is to cease your use of the Website immediately.

Regarding the Information & Advice

Bariatric Surgery Source is an independent service offered to the general public, especially those looking to learn more about bariatric surgery, obesity and how to live a healthier life. 

The Information and recommendations contained in and provided by this web site or its partners, employees, users or affiliates, whether a paid product/service or otherwise ("Information"), including any direct coaching or consulting services, are provided for general informational purposes only.  It is not intended as, and should not be relied upon as, medical advice. The Information is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician(s). The Information may not apply to you, and before you use any of the Information, you should contact a qualified medical, dietary, fitness or other appropriate professional. 

In addition, no guarantee is given that the Information is correct, complete and/or up-to-date. If you use the Information, you do so at your own risk and you specifically waive any right to make any claim against Bariatric Surgery Source, its officers, directors, employees or representatives as the result of the use of such Information. 

Regarding any of our paid services, there will be no refunds offered for any reason.

Regarding use of the content

Permission is given for the downloading and temporary storage of one or more of these pages for the purpose of viewing on a personalcomputer. The contents of this site are protected by copyright under international conventions and, apart from the permission stated, the reproduction, permanent storage, or retransmission of the contents ofthis site is prohibited without the prior written consent of Bariatric Surgery Source (BSS). 

Some links within this website may lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties. BSS includes these links solely as a convenience to you, and the presence of such a link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or anendorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents(exceptions may apply). 

This website and its contents are provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. 

Reproduction, distribution, republication, and/or retransmission of material contained within this website are prohibited unless the prior written permission of BSS has been obtained.

Advertising Policy

This site accepts advertising and other forms of compensation. Such compensation does not influence the Information in this site. We always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs or experiences.

We have two sources of funding:

  1. Advertisers – We charge potential advertisers a small fee to promote their products or services in various places throughout site. Each ad is clearly marked with the word “Advertisement” directly above the ad.
  2. Surgeon Directory – We also connect potential patients with surgeons through our Surgeon Directory, for which we collect a small fee from the surgeons.

We appreciate our sponsors’ recognition and support of this site.

Please do support our sponsors and recommendations, regardless of whether we are paid a commission for our recommendation. Bariatric Surgery Source takes time and effort to deliver original content, free, to you. Supporting our sponsors is a WIN-WIN-WIN for you, us, and them. Thank you very much.

Your use of this site indicates acceptance of these disclaimers and our privacy policy (on a separate page).

[ Last editorial review/modification of this page : 12/06/2017]

* Disclaimers: Content: The information contained in this website is provided for general information purposes and your specific results may vary depending on a variety of circumstances. It is not intended as nor should be relied upon as medical advice. Rather, it is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician(s). Before you use any of the information provided in the site, you should seek the advice of a qualified medical, dietary, fitness or other appropriate professional. Advertising: Bariatric Surgery Source, LLC has entered into referral and advertising arrangements with certain medical practices, original equipment manufacturers, and financial companies under which we receive compensation (in the form of flat fees per qualifying action) when you click on links to our partners and/or submit information. Read More