Lap Band Diet After Surgery

Lap Band Diet After Surgery

The Lap Band diet after surgery is another tool to help you lose weight. Just as the Lap-Band itself is a tool by making it easier to consume fewer calories than you otherwise would. It is a surgery that can help you feel full sooner and stay full for longer periods of time, however, unlike other bariatric surgeries, the Lap-Band does not “keep you” from eating any particular foods or even...

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Lap-Band Problems: Will I Have Pain After Surgery?

Lap-Band Problems: Will I Have Pain After Surgery?

Most folks who have Lap Band Problems  after surgery complain of a little  pain after surgery. Those who usually have pain, usually find that the pain is related to the gas used during the procedure. The abdomen is inflated with carbon dioxide so the surgeon can see inside the body cavity to place the Lap-Band and most of the gas is expelled before the incisions are closed but the little that...

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How Much Weight Will I Lose With Lap-Band ?

How Much Weight Will I Lose With Lap-Band ?

The question that we most hear is how much weight will I lose with lap band ? The simple answer is “it depends”. If you follow closely your doctors instructions and are the “perfect Lap-Band patient” than you can expect to reach 70-80% of your goal weight within 18 months. How much weight you lose usually is in direct proportion to how much you are willing to do. Remember...

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Lap-Band Complications & Risks: What Are They?

Lap-Band Complications & Risks: What Are They?

As with any surgery, the Lap-Band Complications and Risks can and usually are comparable to other outpatient surgeries. Essentially surgery, regardless of how minor, has a certain degree of risk. Surgery in general has the risk of infection, blood clots, nausea, vomiting and with a Lap-Band you can have a band slippage, erosion and other problems. Your Lap-Band surgeon can give you a better...

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What are the Lap Band qualifications for surgery?

Lap Band qualifications for surgery are easiest to determine by using the provided BMI Calculator. Once you enter your height and weight you will get an immediate feedback as to whether you meet the first criteria for eligibility. Once the BMI Calculator provides you with the results, you will then want to watch the online seminar once you have completed watching the seminar you can then make...

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How is Lap Band Surgery Done ?

Patients considering Lap-Band surgery usually always ask: “ How is Lap Band Surgery Done ?”   Bariatric surgery is usually performed laparoscopically. This means that the process is carried out via a small amount of incisions. This process is utilized as opposed to what is called regular “open” surgery where there is one very large incision. The advantage to...

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