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Lap-Band vs. Gastric Bypass – Video Feature

Can you lose the same amount of weight with a Lap-Band as with a gastric bypass ? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each procedure? In this brief video, Dr. David Provost explains the difference between the Lap-Band and the Roux en Y gastric bypass, including possible side effects and the long-term follow-up care that they require. Learn which procedure may be best for you--click here to watch!
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The Lap-Band Explained – Video Feature

Using an actual Lap-Band device together with pictures and animated illustrations, Dr. David Provost demonstrates how the Lap-Band restricts food intake and helps patients feel full, so they eat less and lose weight. Watch this two-minute video for a great overview of the gastric banding procedure in plain English!