LAP-BAND SURGERY PALM BEACH
What is LAP-Band Surgery? LAP-Band surgery is done laparoscopically with a high definition camera. The LAP-Band is then placed around the upper part of the stomach which then restricts the flow of food into the lower part of the stomach. The whole procedure usually takes less than one hour and is completed by LAP-Band Surgeons. The band is then simply adjusted using a small needle in the adjusting port to the sense of feeling full and the size of the band can be precisely adjusted. The LAP-Band weight loss procedure has been created to treat obesity and its related to medical and social problems.
HOW IS LAP-BAND SURGERY PERFORMED?
The LAP-BAND surgery weight loss is done laparoscopically with a high definition camera. The LAP-BAND is then placed around the upper part of the stomach which then restricts the flow of food into the lower part of the stomach. The whole stomach surgery for weight loss usually takes less than one hour. The band is then simply adjusted using a small needle in the adjusting port so the sense of feeling full and the size of the band can be precisely adjusted.
AM I A CANDIDATE FOR LAP-BAND SURGERY?
If you are 50 pounds or more overweight then you can probably benefit from the LAP-BAND procedure. We encourage everyone to make every effort to lose weight on their own with a regimen of exercise and proper diet with calorie restrictions. If this combination has been unsuccessful for you, then this exciting procedure is an excellent option. Contraindications for this procedure include some medical conditions such as sever heart disease, liver disease, or bleeding disorders.
For those who have struggled endlessly with their weight, LAP Band surgery may be the answer for you. For many years, our LAP Band Surgery Clinic has been providing the highest level of plastic and cosmetic surgical needs to thousands of patients in South Florida. In light of the increasing level of obesity in the area, our LAP Band Surgeons have found the need to provide a simple and effective approach for significant weight reduction. In response we have partnered with two of the most experienced and nationally respected LAP Band doctors. They have performed over 1,000 lap band procedures and have enabled these patients to begin a fuller, more active, and healthier life.
For more information about LAP-Band Surgery Palm Beach, please contact the Estetica Institute of the Palm Beaches office today to schedule your Complimentary Consultation.
Dr. Greg DeLange is a highly trained and experienced Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. He graduated from the University of Miami School of Medicine and then completed his Surgery Residency at the University of Texas. After completing a year as Chief Resident, he followed his General Surgical training with an additional two years of Plastic Surgery Fellowship at the prestigious University of Florida Shands Hospital. Dr. DeLange has performed over 20,000 Plastic Surgical cases and is certified by the distinguished American Board of Plastic Surgery.