Packing List for Out-of-towners

Packing List for Out-Of-Towners


  • Comfortable sets of clothing (for stress echo, EGD and other appointments. During your surgery, you will be given a comfortable set of clothing that is your to keep and take home).
  • Athletic shoes (necessary for your stress echo test)
  • ALL Prescribed medications
  • Glucometer (If currently using at home for diabetic regiment)
  • Prescription Eyeglasses if you wear contacts


  • Heating Pad
  • Protein drinks / Powder Packs
  • Bariatric friendly snacks (only for before surgery)
  • Personal pillow
  • Bottled water
  • Shaker cup
  • Electronic Chargers / Battery Packs
  • Tylenol/Advil
  • Mouth rinse/ sugar free lozenges/ Biotene spray
  • Chapstick
  • Massage gun
  • Small, personal fan
  • Baby formula dispenser (can be used to store individual servings of protein to pour in water when traveling)
  • Slip on shoes for after surgery walks
  • Snacks for your companion

Less than ½ a mile away from your hotel, you will find Wal-Mart, Target, and many other options if you need to purchase any of the above items and do not want to bring them with you.


  • Excessive jewelry (you will not be able to wear it during your EGD or surgery)

What you will receive at Blossom during your first visit (Keep in mind, some items may vary):

  • Pre-op scrub for night before surgery
  • Pre-op beverage for night before/morning of surgery
  • Blossom shirt and sweats
  • Unjury Protein Powder
  • Instant Hot Compress
  • Tylenol
  • Blossom Binder

Also available at Blossom for additional charge:

Available at our Blossom store, we have protein water, protein powder and hundreds of bariatric supplements for purchase. Many come in single serving or travel size; perfect for when you’re on-the-go!

If you have any questions, please contact us directly!



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Tom Umbach

Tom Umbach

Bariatrics is Dr. Umbach’s Passion! His practice is 100% devoted to helping Las Vegas gastric sleeve and gastric bypass clients achieve healthier lifestyles. It brings him great pleasure to see clients shed their excess weight and enjoy the simple pleasures of life – playing with their children or grandchildren, riding a roller coaster for the first time, or starting to date and travel.

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