LAP-BAND® Success Stories

Amanda

Amanda

Amanda lost 149 lbs and went through years of yo-yo dieting, gaining back even more weight every time. As a nurse she knew all about the risks of gastric bypass and decided to have the Lap-Band® in 2003 after researching all the weight loss surgery options.
Brooke

Brooke

Brooke lost over 160 lbs, and had previous success with other weight loss methods but unfortunately none of them worked long-term like the Lap-Band® did. As a nurse Brooke did a lot of research before deciding on a course of action and she decided that the Lap-Band® was the safest surgery available.
Robin

Robin

Robin lost 150 lbs and felt that the Gastric bypass was a little too drastic a surgery but she knew that something had to be done to allow her to get control of her weight. She knew that if she got pregnant or got ill she could have the fluid removed from the band and have a regular stomach back if she needed it.
Dan

Dan

Dan lost 170 lbs When Dan was young his activities kept his weight down. When he stopped sports and other priorities came to the forefront, he started gaining weight, Dan had trouble believing that the Lap-Band® would keep the weight from coming back but now 170 lbs lighter he has his life back.
Elma

Elma

Elma lost 135 lbs. Before Elma's surgery she said she spent 20 years feeling embarrassed about how she looked, she was miserable and every part of her body caused her pain. She now spends alot of time telling people how the Lap-Band® changed her life and urging them to attend a Seminar.
Lisa

Lisa

Lisa lost 140 lbs Lisa struggled with weight all her life, she had high blood pressure, was borderline diabetic and had lower back pain. Having the Lap-Band® surgery resolved all those issues for her so now she no longer worries about the possibility of having diabetes.
Jodi

Jodi

Jodi lost 115 lbs Jodi's goal was to achieve a healthier lifestyle and finally get control of her weight, the Lap-Band® was an easy choice for her because working in the medical field she knew that the procedure was minimally invasive with a short recovery time, so now she enjoys skiing boating and snorkeling!