Lap Band Q&A
Weight Loss + Lap Band
I am 5'5" and weigh 59 kilograms (130 pounds) and have an average BMI; however, i am struggling to lose a bit more weight as a result of my... READ MORE
Is someone under 17 able to get a Lap Band? READ MORE
Is there a limit to how many times a Lap Band can be filled? READ MORE
My doctor and I have discussed weight loss surgery, specifically lap band surgery. I all for and excited about the possibility of the surgery, except,... READ MORE
I'm going to be having a Lap Band operation and was wondering if there is a certain weight I need to be, before I can have the operation? READ MORE
Is gastric banding less invasive than gastric bypass? What kinds of drawbacks are there to gastric banding? Can the band be stretched from... READ MORE
If a Lap Band and Lifestyle Change Does Not Produce Satisfactory Weight Loss, What Other Options Are Available?
Are there any added or hidden risks associated with undergoing gastric bypass within a short time (one to two years)? READ MORE
I Had my Lapband 5 Years Ago. I Lost 150 Lbs. Fairly Quickly. It Stopped and I Have 150 to Go. What Should I Do? I'm Gaining Now
Surgeon left field and no one will touch me in Atlanta. Endocrinologist says I should have it removed so I can eat healthier proteins. Now I can eat... READ MORE
My lap band was placed in Dec of '07, and it never really worked right - I had it confirmed via flouroscopy in '09 that the band itself was... READ MORE
I am 21 years of age, 5'2" and I weigh 190 lbs. I want to lose up to 30 lbs. Do I qualify for the lap band?
I want to know if i qualify for the lap band. and does the lap band cause hair loss ? READ MORE
Ive lost 7 stone (98 lbs) with my gastric band and still have a further 5 stone (70 lbs) to lose. however, i ve went from eating very little to full... READ MORE
I had lab band surgery in December of 2007, lost 75 lbs but have gained back about 55 lbs and when I eat I sometimes still vomit and feel terrible.... READ MORE
I had it done in 2005, then revised( insurance paid) in 2012. I havent lost much weight, only 11 kilos (22 pounds) I have tried everything to lose... READ MORE
I'm 25 years old, My BMI is 24.1, I am 168CM tall and weigh 68 kgs .My parents have diabetes. My dr has told me I am at high risk of getting diabetes... READ MORE
I have been considering weight loss surgery for awhile, but recently I have come into a position where I will be able to have the extra income to... READ MORE
I had my Lap Band put in on September 31 2014. My start weight was 237. What's the typical amount of fills before I feel full?
I lost 10 lbs during the pre op diet. I have had 5 fills and currently weight 219. I walk 5 to 10 miles 5 days a week at work. I don't eat breakfast... READ MORE
How quickly do patients begin to see weight loss results, and how often do most patients keep the weight off? READ MORE
Is a 2-3% drop in weight to be expected right away, or more? How many weeks does it take to see a significant loss of weight? READ MORE