Losing weight has become an important goal for many individuals. But for some, losing the weight does not come easy. After years of diets, exercise, and pills, it may seem like a perpetual uphill battle. But new advancements in bariatric surgery could be the key to unlocking weight-loss potential.
The Lap Band is one of the most popular bariatric surgeries being offered today. It is also one of the most minimally invasive and reversible options provided to patients. Only a bariatric doctor will be able to determine if the lap band is the right procedure to help with your health goals.
The lap band has also been shown to be a financial “good deal.” The lap band cost is far less than the cost of diabetes medication over the course of a few years. And, when one considers the lost wages from undergoing and recovering from joint surgery (a common surgery for someone who is overweight), the lap band is a better medical budget option.