Who is eligible for LAP-BAND Surgery?

LAP-BAND Surgery Information


The LAP-BAND System is approved for patients (18 years and above) with a BMI of 40 or more or for people with a BMI of at least 30 plus at least one severe obesity-related health condition such as Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and asthma.

To find out more about LAP-BAND qualifications and what makes a patient a good candidate, please call LAP-BAND VIP at 1-855-690-0560 and we will be happy to answer any additional questions you may have.

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"