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Answer: The amount of weight that can be lost with the LAP-BAND will vary from one patient to another, but many patients report losing 1-3 pounds a week during the first year after their LAP-BAND surgery. For the best weight loss results, it is important to adjust or fill the LAP-BAND often to find the … Continue reading
Answer: The LAP-BAND is designed to help you feel full while eating less. If you follow the LAP-BAND nutrition guidelines when choosing your meals, and if you chew your food well, then you shouldn’t feel hungry or deprived between meals. If you do feel hungry, then a simple LAP-BAND adjustment should help satiate the hunger … Continue reading
Answer: While the LAP-BAND system is not meant to be removed, it can be removed laparoscopically if there is a need. In fact, reports from surgeons indicate that the stomach returns to its original shape after the removal of a LAP-BAND system. Keep in mind that removing the LAP-BAND can result in the patient regaining … Continue reading
Answer: Using the LAP-BAND for weight loss may increase your chance of becoming pregnant because as you lose weight, your menstrual cycle will become more regular. The LAP-BAND is also adjustable, meaning that it can be loosened if more nutrition is needed during pregnancy and then re-tightened after the pregnancy to continue losing weight. As … Continue reading
Answer: Plastic surgery may be cosmetically used to remove excessive skin folds after you lose a significant amount of weight, but you should wait for at least 1-2 years after your LAP-BAND surgery to give your skin time to mold around your new body tissue. For more information about plastic surgery following LAP-BAND surgery, please … Continue reading