You’re not a statistic. You’re someone with dreams and plans. You’ve tried fitness routines, rounds of dieting, and possibly even prescription medications. Still, your weight is affecting your health, your confidence, and your happiness.
So, how are you going to beat your weight problem? You need a better option. If you’re committed to transforming your life, then the LAP-BAND® System just might fit you.
At its most basic level, the LAP-BAND® System is an effective, minimally invasive procedure and gradual weight loss solution to help you keep your weight off over time, and it’s reversible.1
The best news? It works. Since 1994, over 800,000 people globally have chosen the LAP-BAND® System, with hundreds of thousands achieving lasting, healthy weight loss.1 Maybe it’s the solution you’ve been looking for. Maybe it fits. We’re here to help you find out.
Effective, lasting weight loss1
The ultimate reason to consider the LAP-BAND® System is that you simply want to transform your life. You want to be able to enjoy a morning bike ride. Or go on a second honeymoon. Or chase your kids around the yard.
You just want to feel better, both physically and emotionally. But first, you have to lose the extra weight - intelligently and effectively1.
The LAP-BAND® System can help you do that. It has been proven to provide significant weight loss - weight loss that lasts.1
Please remember that not all weight loss centres are the same. It’s important that you go to a LAP-BAND® System Specialist for your surgery and your follow-up care. Use the LAP-BAND® System Specialist locator to find a qualified Specialist near you.
- O’Brien PE et al. Long-Term Outcomes After Bariatric Surgery: Fifteen-Year Follow-Up of Adjustable Gastric Banding and a Systematic Review of the Bariatric Surgical Literature, Annals of Surgery , Volume 257, Number 1, January 2013.
- MMO-00220-00. Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. Austin, TX.
- Robert Michaelson, Diane K. Murphy, Todd M. Gross, and Scott M. Whitcup. LAP-BAND® for Lower BMI: 2-Year Results from the Multicenter Pivotal Study. Obesity (2013) 21:1148–1158.
- Hutter Matthew, et al. First Report from the American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network: Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy has Morbidity and Effectiveness Positioned Between the Band and the Bypass. September 2001.
- DeMaria Eric, Pate Virginia, Warthen Michael, Winegar Deborah. Baseline data from American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery-designated Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence using the Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 6. 2010.
- The Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS) Consortium. Perioperative Safety in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery. The New England Journal of Medicine Vol. 361 No. 5. July 30, 2009.
- Needleman BJ, Happel LC. Bariatric surgery: choosing the optimal procedure. Surg Clin N Am. 2008;88:991-1007.