A gastric Band is a special inflatable band which is placed around the top portion of the patient’s stomach, creating a small pouch that limits or reduces the amount of food which you are able to eat at any one time.
Bariatric weight loss surgery helps Lake Placid man lose 120 lbs.
I’ve seen Lake Placid’s Don Hare shrink over the past two-and-a-half years, and every time I see him having lost more weight !
The Lap-Band is a less-invasive weight loss surgical procedure that reduces the stomach’s capacity and restricts the amount of food that can be consumed at one time. The procedure does not require surgical reduction of the stomach, stapling or gastrointestinal re-routing to bypass normal digestion.