Would I qualify for Lap Band surgery? (photos)
Doctor Answers 1
Nobody should get a LapBAND
The decision to have weight loss surgery is a personal one. You can always find a surgeon who will operate on you if you have the money. You have to decide if you are willing to accept the risk of having an operation that will prevent you from ever having a big meal. LapBAND is a bad operation that most surgeons have abandoned. Most bands have to be removed within the first 10 years after they are placed. Sleeve gastrectomy is a better option that I would be willing to offer you after a long discussion of the risks and benefits.
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