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  1. Our gastric banding procedure allows your body to lose weight at a moderate and healthy pace.

  2. Why Gastric Banding? The gastric banding procedure allows your body to lose weight at a moderate and healthy pace. No trauma. No dramatic changes that can cause long-term problems for your body. The premise behind the gastric banding procedure is basically to re-educate your stomach and your body on how much it needs to eat. A band is placed around the entry to the stomach which creates a small pouch at the top. This pouch is quickly filled each time you eat and it allows food to be released from the top of your stomach to the bottom in a slow manner. Because the top of the stomach fills quickly, it notifies your body that “it is full.” As you now fell full much quicker than before, you eat less and begin to lose weight at a normal and healthy pace

  3. Benefits of Gastric Banding Very high success rate for both long-term and short-term weight loss and health No long-term recovery and no long-term hospital stay Decreased pain Procedure performed under general anesthesia Procedure takes between 30 minutes to one hour No cutting or stapling of the stomach Fully reversible Adjustable - band will be easily and quickly adjusted as you make progress or have other health issues Automatic enrollment in our TruYou after care program where we ensure you stay on track and we work through any issues, questions, or challenges you have

  4. How to Choose Doctor? Do you have a comprehensive preoperative criteria? Do you have a comprehensive postoperative program? Do you emphasize long-term care and goals? If so, how? Are you a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery or Texas Association of Bariatric Surgeons? Do you have support for nutritional and exercise counseling, psychological counseling, general medicine and radiological support personnel? How long have you been performing laparoscopic surgery? How long have you been performing laparoscopic gastric band surgery?

  5. Contact Us The Woodlands Lap Band Address : Richard S Wilkenfeld MD 8000 Hwy 242, Suite 123 Conroe, TX 77385. Phone : 936-441-3133 Fax : 936-321-3232 Website : www.gastricbandingthewoodlands.com E-mail Id : info@gastricbandingthewoodlands.com

  6. Thank You