Category Archives: Preparing For LAP-BAND Surgery

Extensive Lap-Band Surgery Information including FAQS, Free Seminars, LAP-BAND Cost, LAP-BAND Insurance and Financing, Risks and Lap-Band Before and After Pictures.

Is the LAP-BAND Removable?

Answer: LAP-BAND systems are able to be removed and reports from surgeons indicate that the stomach will go back to its original shape once the LAP-BAND has been removed. Removing a LAP-BAND will most likely result in you gaining your weight back, so make sure you consider your reason for having a LAP-BAND removed carefully … Continue reading

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What are the Risks and Complications of LAP-BAND Surgery?

Answer: As with all surgeries, there are some risks that may arise from having the LAP-BAND procedure. This could include infections, nausea, vomiting, slipping of the band, erosion of the band and access port problems. While LAP-BAND complications may be rare, choosing the right surgeon is extremely important in both reducing the risks associated with … Continue reading

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How is the LAP-BAND System Procedure Performed?

Answer: The LAP-BAND® System’s inflatable band is usually placed around the top portion of the stomach laparoscopically, using “keyhole” surgery, which offers the advantages of reduced pain, length of hospital stay and recovery period. The LAP-BAND® System procedure is considered safer and less invasive than gastric bypass, as there is no stomach cutting, stapling or … Continue reading

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LAP-BAND Success Stories


Occupation: Realtor Height: 6' 1" Date of LAP-BAND Surgery: 07/30/2010

Larry BEFORE Weight Before: 350 lbs
Larry AFTER Weight After: 240 lbs
“I am more active and starting to do things I like again, like surfing, diving and dating! ”


Occupation: Licensed Vocational Nurse Height: 5' 4" Date of LAP-BAND Surgery: 8 years 32 weeks ago

Lori BEFORE Weight Before: 322 lbs
Lori AFTER Weight After: 222 lbs
"I actually look forward to each and every day now"