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Is the Lap Band Reversible?

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

How much does it cost to have the lap band removed?

I have had nothing but trouble since my lab band was put in. How much would it cost to remove the band? READ MORE

5 weeks post-op from lap band removal. Incision from port removal began seeping blood and also looking green and today white?

Do I need to see the surgeon or my regular GP to have this looked at? I'm worried because I had a breast lift and implants last year and had to have... READ MORE

Lap Band port site pain long after removal. What might be causing this so many years later?

I had lap band in '07 which was removed when I decided it wasn't for me & had gastric bypass in '10 & the lap band was removed. During the 3 years I... READ MORE

Can the Band Be Removed and Another Procedure Done, or is This to High Risk?

I am 65yrs old had a band put on my stomach aprox. 25yrs ago. Worked well for a few yrs now weight is back. I still vomit when I eat certain foods... READ MORE

Lap Band removal. How can I get covered?

My work group policy with Anthem has an exclusion that does not cover any bariatric surgery. I paid for my own lap band 6 years ago. This year I have... READ MORE

Can the Same Dr. Remove a Lapband and Do Liposuction at the Same Time? I Need a Referral for the St. Louis Area?

Thank you in advance for responding to my questions. I had the lapband procedure approx. 2 1/2 years ago. It was not successful for me and I would... READ MORE

How serious and painful is the recovery period for both Lap Band Repositioning and Removal?

 I do not have a lap band. I am comfortable with all the life style changes required for living with a lp, but I am very nervous about further... READ MORE

Can my lap band still be full if the port/tubing have been removed? Do I need the port if I'm not planning anymore adjustments?

I had lap band surgery in 2006 and have only had it adjusted (filled, unfilled) twice when pregnant (last adjusted 3/12). I've had no problems and... READ MORE

8 days post op from Lap Band removal. Leaking blood. (photo)

I'm 8 days postop from lap band removal and 2nights ago I woke up in the middle of thenight to find a 3 inch in diameter blood spot on my night shirt.... READ MORE

Should the Lapband and or the port be removed? Can only the port be removed? What is wait time to do another band or port?

Lapband 2008. Tummy Tuck 2014. Wound seperation after TT. Culture done. MRSA found. Started IV antibodies daily X 4 months. Another culture done. MRSA... READ MORE

I had the lap band removed but I still have problems eating. Any suggestions?

Its like it was never removed. Is it possible the small opening is now permanent? READ MORE

Taking large pills 2 days after band removal/sleeve upgrade surgery - is this ok?

I am currently in hospital in recovery having had my lap band removed and gastric sleeve fitted on Tuesday, May 10th. My veins are very bad and they... READ MORE

Can You Remove Just the Port of the Lap-Band?

I had a lap-band placed about 6 years ago, but I struggled with getting the right amount of restriction and eventually had all the fluid removed,... READ MORE

I'm Inquiring About Wanting to Have my Lap-band Removed. What Steps Do I Need to Take to Get This to Happen?

I had lapband surgery July of 2007, I have lost a large amount of weight to the point my family and friends think that I am too thin. I am 5'9 and now... READ MORE

I'm looking for a doctor who specialize in lapband removal while also performing a tummy tuck in the Houston Area. (Photo)

I haven't had much success with the lap band. My sw:225, lw:180 cw:200. Since July everything I eat bloats my stomach really bad. I've even tried just... READ MORE

Pain in upper right quadrant after eating. What should I do?

I had my band in place for 10 years. I had it have to removed 3 weeks ago because it slipped and heh herniated my esophagus. My surgeon said there was... READ MORE

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