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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

Would I be a good candidate to have my lap band removed and replaced with a safer type of bypass?

If so, what would be a safer proceedure? I had a lap band installed in 2007. I lost 107 pounds and was left with about forty pounds and 15 pounds of... READ MORE

I am getting a port replacement due to a slow leak somewhere in my lapband.

Will my surgeon give me a fill at the time of surgery and how long after the operation can I return to work? READ MORE

Lap Band failure. I was told to regain all the weight to qualify for a replacement. Why?

I had the band three years ago and subsequently lost over 80 pounds. In December I had a slip and the doctor opted to remove it. I have since gained... READ MORE

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