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Tag Archives: Gastric Banding Surgery

Gastric Banding vs. Gastric Bypass Surgery

Published on March 27, 2012

Our compassionate and knowledgeable staff understands the challenges our obese patients are faced with every day, and strive to make every weight loss journey a success story. Being confident and proud of your body can be quite difficult when you

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Brain surgery for Morbid Obesity?

Published on September 8, 2010

I saw an interesting piece on tv yesterday about an experimental surgery for morbid obesity. Unlike traditional surgeries, which focus on the stomach and intestines, this surgery was performed on the hypothalmus part of a patient’s brain. Surgeons were attempting

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10 important rules

Published on August 16, 2010

I wanted to share some tips that are being recommended by the makers of the lap band. Eat only three small meals a day Eat slowly and chew your food thoroughly Stop eating as soon as you feel full. Do

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To Adjust or not adjust

Published on July 9, 2010

Lap band surgery has become more and more popular among the patient population desiring surgical weight loss. The band is does not require re-routing of the intestines, which appeals to many people. Unfortunately patients who have lap band surgery will

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Deciding which bariatric surgery is right for you

Published on April 22, 2010

Many factors come under consideration when a patient decides to undergo bariatric surgery. Once the patient makes the decision to undergo a procedure, the next question for many is, Which procedure is right for me? I found the following information

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Cash Price for Adjustable Gastric Banding

Published on July 21, 2009

We are very excited to inform our patients all over Orange County, LA and the inland empire about a new cash price for lap band surgery. In the past, most patients spent one night at the hospital. Now that almost

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Lap band Criteria is Changing!

Published on May 8, 2009

The patient eligibility criteria for adjustable laparoscopic bands is changing! Our practice is now accepting patients with BMI 35-40 without serious comorbidities. This change will allow more people access to this powerful weight loss tool. In the past, our practice

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