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Lap-Band weight loss surgery

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Our physicians are experts in their fields. They give trusted advice on all of your weight loss needs before deciding on what surgery fits your specific needs and will answer any questions or concerns you have before you commit to a particular weight loss plan. Please review the information provided below and if you are interested in learning more, check the links below to sign up for a seminars explaining bariatric surgery and the lifestyle changes involved.

Wary Of A Drastic Surgery?

Lap-Band® procedures involve using an adjustable band to restrict a portion of the stomach so that only a small part of it is used. The upper, smaller pouch receives food and can only hold six to eight ounces ensuring you feel full more quickly. The food then enters the lower, larger pouch of the stomach, which further allows you to feel full for a more extended period. This helps patients lose 40-55% of excess weight.

This is an outpatient procedure requiring a minimal recovery period, but the significant changes will be with diet and exercise following the surgery. This particular procedure requires continual check-ups to adjust the band according to your diet, weight loss needs, and to avoid overfilling of the restricted portion of the stomach.

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For Lasting Change

If you had a band in place but did not receive it from us, we can take over adjusting the band and conducting your check-ups if for some reason you would like to switch providers. Any information about your band would be helpful but is not necessary, and fluoroscopy will need to be conducted to orient ourselves with your Lap-Band®.

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Our free seminars are designed to meet any concerns you have and give accurate information into what you can expect from each type of bariatric surgery. This time is created for you to bring any questions you have for our physician to answer.

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IS THIS SURGERY FOR YOU?

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Defining obesity

We have our definition of obesity here to help determine if you qualify.

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Calculators

Calculate your BMI here.

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Am i a Candidate?

If you are uncertain if you qualify for bariatric surgery, check our qualifications here.

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Why Us?

West Texas Bariatrics is focused on more than just weight loss.

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Success Stories

See our successful patients after they completed their journey.

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Begin!

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