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

LAP-BAND Surgery Information Preparing For LAP-BAND Surgery


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 LAP-BAND and shortening your recovery time.

If you are interested in learning more about LAP-BAND risks and complications, please call LAP-BAND VIP at 1-855-690-0560.

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"