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Lap Band Surgery

Lap Band Surgery
  • No change in your anatomy or stomach stapling
  • Has been approved by the FDA to use in the United States since 2001
  • Adjustable – Regular follow-ups necessary for optimal results
  • 42% average excess weight loss 1 year after surgery
  • Typically 1 day hospital stay

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Permanently changing the size of your stomach
  • Approved coverage by most insurance providers January 2011
  • Non-adjustable
  • New stomach will hold approximately 10% of what a normal adult stomach can hold
  • Typically 1 day hospital stay
  • 68% excess weight loss 1 year after surgery

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gold Standard in Bariatric Surgery
  • Has been preformed in the United States for the last 40 years
  • Oldest form of weight loss surgery of any bariatric surgery
  • Permanent and non-adjustable
  • 67% average excess weight loss 1 year after surgery

Calorie Consumption

Calorie Consumption Video
  • Find out how to measure your metabolism
  • Learn why you need to count calories to reach and maintain a healthy weight
  • Discover why crush dieting can be dangerous
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