Gastric Lap Band surgery is an elective weight-loss procedure that helps people lose weight by making the stomach smaller. Weight-loss surgery is usually not covered by U.S. healthcare systems or Health Canada and individuals need to pay out of pocket for these treatments, which can be as high as $25,000 USD. With Health & Wellness Bazaar, traveling to Mexico for Gastric Lap Band surgery is safe and easy and can save you up to 80% on the total cost of treatment, even including travel expenses.
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band is surgery to make the stomach smaller. With a smaller stomach, you will feel full a lot quicker than you are used to. This means that you will need to make big lifelong changes in how you eat—including smaller portion sizes and different foods—in order to lose weight.
During the gastric band surgery the surgeon places a band around the upper part of your stomach to create a small pouch to hold food. The band limits the amount of food you can eat by making you feel full after eating small amounts of food.Adjustable Gastric Band surgery is done to help you lose excess weight and reduce your risk of potentially life-threatening weight-related health problems, including: Adjustable Gastric Band surgery is good for you if:
Weight-loss with the gastric band is not a big as with gastric bypass, but it is sufficient for the majority of individuals looking to lose weight and improve their lifestyle. After this surgery, weight loss is usually gradual but steady. You will have regular visits with your doctor to check how you are doing. The doctor can adjust the band if you are not losing weight as expected or if you have problems with the band. It may be possible to lose half, or even more, of your excess weight within two years.
In addition to weight loss, gastric band surgery may improve or resolve conditions often related to being overweight, including:
Our network of bariatric surgeons is composed of a select group of talented and experienced doctors who, in their private practice, perform the most advanced and innovative procedures to treat obesity and metabolic disorders. Our bariatric surgeons undergo a rigorous vetting process to guarantee the highest safety and quality standards for our international patients. Our compliance team ensures our doctors are fully accredited and licensed where they practice and meet the following requirements:
In collaboration with our highly experienced bariatric surgeons we have developed the following holistic, all-inclusive, weight-loss packages to maximize results: