Gastric Band Benefits and Risks
With gastric band surgery, like any elective surgery, it is imperative to consider the potential risks, as well as the long term benefits before making a final decision.
The oBand® procedure can have a tremendously positive effect on your life. The procedure is a powerful first step towards losing excess weight, letting go of old habits, eating healthier and improving your overall health.
oBand® Miami performs the minimally invasive procedure laparoscopically in an outpatient facility.
Within the first few years you will:
Shed a significant portion of excess weight and dramatically lower your BMI.
See remarkable improvement across a variety of obesity-related health problems such as: type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea and acid reflux.
In addition to the obvious physical benefits, the positive psychological effects are truly amazing. Listen to some of our former patients (link to “Our Success Stories”) talk about their lives after oBand®.
The incidence of complications for lap band procedures worldwide is extremely low. The rate of complications for specific doctors at specific facilities can vary substantially. Our surgeons are credentialed by American College of Surgeons and the Joint Commission, and have among the best success rates and the lowest complication rates. During your consultation the surgeon will discuss his/her personal success and complication rates and compare them to the worldwide statistics.