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Does a Lap Band Have to Be Removed After So May Fills or Years?

Does a Lap Band 'expire' after so many uses or years? READ MORE

Is the Lap Band Reversible?

Can a Lap Band be removed if I reach my target goal? READ MORE

Can a Lap Band Leak?

Can a band leak and cause problems down the road? Would I need another surgery if this happens? READ MORE

When Can I Go Back to Work After Gastric Banding?

I have a desk job and I can get a week off work without having to tell my boss why I need the time. Is this enough time to get the band and be back to... READ MORE

Sore Gastric Band Port 4 Years Post-op

4 years after gastric band my port area is sore, have lost 14 stone and now do lot of sit ups, could it be port moving about? READ MORE

Realize Band Recall

I got a Realize band a few years ago and now I read on a blog that they're being recalled. Do I need to get a new band? Am I in danger if I don't? READ MORE

Will Lap Band Removal Always Result in Weight Gain?

I've been banded for six years and in that time have reached my goal weight (115 lbs loss). I can easily attribute half to the band and half to the... READ MORE

What Are the Symptoms of Pouch Dilatation in Gastric Band Operation?

I've been operated from 10 years and now i'm regainng weight and eating huge portions no matter how much filling i do. I went through... READ MORE

How Many Times Can a Lap Band Be Filled?

Is there a limit to how many times a Lap Band can be filled? READ MORE

I'm 4 Years Post-op on a Lap Band and I Have Some Bad Port Site Pain. What Could It Be?

Hello. I had Lap Band surgery in June 2008. Since then, I've lost about 70 pounds and feel great. I've been training for a marathon, and... READ MORE

How is the Lap Band Filled?

I'm afraid of needles. Is that how the band is adjusted? Can I be put to sleep for this? READ MORE

My Sister Had Lapband Surgery About 5 Years Ago and Has Pretty Much Been Vomiting at Almost Every Meal She Eats Since Then?

She refuses to go back to her doctor or do anything about this. She has not lost any weight, and says" think how big i would be if I didn't have it".... READ MORE

How Long Can You Go with a Lap Band Slip Before Re-operation to Reposition or Remove?

Barium swallow confirmed lap band slip after bad cough. Band emptied no change after 6 weeks. Symptoms - primarily acid reflux and food limitations... READ MORE

Does this sound like a band slippage?

I recently had an adjustment and I was good for 2 days, but yesterday about 3 hours after eating I began to have pain on my left side radiating from... READ MORE

Gastroplasty Revision: I Need to Know Where to Go to Get a Revision.

I had gastroplasty in 2002, I lost the weight and now have gained again. I went and had an EGD the Dr. I went to told me the band had eroded thru my... READ MORE

Post-op Lap Band - When Can I Return to Work?

I have a normal 9-5 desk job with occasional lifting (file boxes, etc). How long do I need to take off after lap band surgery? READ MORE

Can Lap Band Lose Effect After 10 Years?

I'm regaining almost all my weight and am sure there is no leakage as per my docotor. I've done lots of medical examination and they all... READ MORE

Lap Band Slipped, Could I Have the Sleeve Done?

I had the lap band over 1 1/2 yrs ago, and have lost 120lbs. I recently found out that it has slipped, and I need to have surgery again to have it... READ MORE

Weight Gain After Emergency Colon Block Surgery (Eroded Lap Band)

Nov 1 had redo of breast implants. Nov 3 had tummy tuck. Nov 15 had emerg surg for intestinal and colon blockage. My lapband from 2006 had eroded into... READ MORE

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