What is a Lap Band?

What is a Lap Band?

With hundreds of thousands of procedures performed over the years since its inception, the Lap Band weight loss surgery has become a popular choice for weight loss help. There are many reasons for the popularity, including the relatively noninvasive surgery, quick...
A Short History of Bariatric Surgery

A Short History of Bariatric Surgery

The “discovery” of a surgical procedure specifically designed to assist a patient with weight loss occurred somewhat by accident. In the mid-1950’s, physicians noted that patients who had lost a portion of their small intestine tended to lose weight...