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LAP-BAND as seen on The Dr. Oz Show – May 2, 2014

Dr. Oz hosted a very positive segment on his show focusing on the LAP-BAND System for Low BMI.

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Lap-Band Surgery and Pregnancy

Lap-band surgery is often the best solution for treating obesity in women who plan to have children. Often, losing weight can resolve fertility problems, and the band can be adjusted to meet the unique needs of each patient. Mothers-to-be can get the nutrition they need during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, and the Lap-Band can later be tightened to kick-start weight loss again.

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Lap-Band Surgery

The Lap-Band is an adjustable gastric band that limits the intake of food and reduces hunger. Patients who schedule regular follow-ups for adjustments and adhere to recommended dietary changes have the same long-term rate of success as gastric bypass patients.

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