Providing Safe Weight Loss
The LAP-BAND® System is a minimally invasive procedure that has helped hundreds of thousands of people lose weight.2 But be aware that there are reasons why you may not be a candidate.
When these efforts have failed and your weight is affecting your health, consider minimally invasive weight loss surgery with the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System. The LAP-BAND® System has helped hundreds of thousands of people achieve lasting, healthy weight loss.
Before you can use the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System, you need to qualify medically. Your physician or surgeon needs to know that you're healthy enough for the minimally invasive procedure. While only a physician or surgeon can give you a complete medical evaluation, the criteria listed here should help you get started.
Recent statistics show that 30% of Americans meet the criteria for obesity
Recent national data show that 82.1 percent of Black women are overweight
Recent statistics show that 76% of Hispanic women are overweight or obese
Recent statistics show that 60% of White women are overweight or obese