Lap-Band® Blog Posts

Dispelling the Top LAP-BAND® System Myths
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Dispelling the Top Lap-Band® System Myths

By now, you’ve probably completed some research on several bariatric weight-loss procedures. Of course, you’ve probably run across a few myths about Lap-Band®. It’s time to set the record straight …
Dispelling Myths: No One Wants the LAP-BAND
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Dispelling Myths: No One Wants the Lap-Band®

There are many misconceptions about the Lap-Band® System. One myth is that no one is undergoing the Lap-Band Procedure any longer. Statistics and success stories show that this simply isn’t true. T…
The Importance of Eating and Chewing Slowly
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The Importance of Eating and Chewing Slowly

Have you ever been told that you should chew your food a specific number of times before swallowing, and you should set your utensil down after every bite as you chew carefully? Well, it turns out …
Dispelling LAP-BAND Myths: Bands Don’t Work
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Dispelling Lap-Band® Myths: Bands Don’t Work

There are a number of myths out in the world that make claims about the Lap-Band® Procedure. One of those misconceptions is that the Lap-Band System does not work. In fact, though every patient exp…
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Cooking Tips Post Lap-Band® Surgery

The Lap-Band® is a tool designed for those who are ready to make a serious commitment to weight loss. To see best results, patients should begin incorporating a healthy dose of exercise into their …
Eating During the Holidays with your LAP-BAND
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Eating During the Holidays with your Lap-Band®

The holidays can be an incredibly difficult time for individuals trying to follow a healthy lifestyle. Temptations are in every direction—cookies, special holiday drinks like peppermint mochas and …
New Year’s Goals
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Setting Attainable New Year’s Goals

Many individuals make New Year’s resolutions to lose weight. While there’s nothing wrong with that, many people make unrealistic, drastic weight-loss goals. These unrealistic weight-loss resolution…
Alcohol Consumption after LAP-BAND Surgery
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Alcohol Consumption after Lap-Band® Surgery

Many patients wonder if they can still consume alcohol after the Lap-Band® Procedure. Can you make alcohol a healthy part of your post-Lap-Band Procedure life? Let’s discuss! To succeed with the La…
Overcoming the Emotional Stress of Your Weight Loss Journey
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Overcoming the Emotional Stress of Your Weight-Loss Journey

The weight-loss journey can be an incredibly emotional one. Not only are there emotional setbacks that prevent you from starting the journey, but doubts may creep in during the journey too. Finding…