What is Lap-Band surgery?

Answer Lap-Band surgery is the trademarked name for a weight loss procedure in which the size of upper stomach is reduced to a small pouch. This surgery serves as a less severe and reversible alternative ... Read More »

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What is port replacement surgery in Lap-Band surgery?

Gastric banding (brand name Lap-Band) and gastric bypass are the most common bariatric surgeries used to control chronic obesity in individuals who have failed to lose weight by other means. Both t... Read More »

What is a fill lap band surgery?

Adjustable gastric band surgery--or fill lap band surgery--is a procedure in which a surgeon fits an adjustable band around the top of the stomach to control the amount of food that a patient diges... Read More »

What Is the Cost for Lap Band Surgery?

In the United States, the average cost of Lap Band Surgery is between $15,000 and $20,000. This price will depend on the specifics of the patient, so for an exact quote you will need to consult a l... Read More »

What insurance covers lap band surgery?

In Australia, if you need it for health reasons, like your very obese then its done for free if you are under a certain income, its covered by medicare, which is our healthcare institution.But if y... Read More »