The journey to a healthy new you starts at CHI Saint JosephHealth. Our surgeons specialize in a wide variety of weight loss surgery options, including LAP-BAND® surgery (also called adjustable gastric banding). As a minimally invasive option, this procedure may offer you several benefits, including less pain and scarring, fewer complications and faster recovery.
Learn more below. Then register here for a free weight loss surgery seminar near you. It’s a great chance to meet the team, ask questions and see if a procedure can help you find life-changing results.
During this procedure, a band is placed around the uppermost part of the stomach, dividing it into one smaller and one larger portion. The technique works by restricting how much you can consume at a meal, while helping you feel full longer. Food passes through the digestive system as usual, allowing full absorption.
The band can be adjusted with a simple in-office procedure to increase or decrease restriction. You’ll be followed closely within the first year after surgery for adjustments as needed. Lifelong adjustments may be required to maintain success.