Are you eligible for the procedure?
If you meet the following criteria, LAP-BAND may be the ideal solution for you.
- Your BMI is 40 or more
- You weigh at least 60 pounds more than your ideal weight
- Your BMI is 35 or more and you are suffering from serious health problems
- You are at least 18 years old
- You have a history of being overweight
- You have made serious attempts to lose weight with only short-term success
- You do not have another disease that could have caused your obesity, and you do not drink alcohol in excess
If you are eligible, please continue on to our Procedure Guide to learn more.
If you want to compare your weight status to others, BMI is a great method of analysis.
|18.5 - 24.9
|25 - 29.9
|30 - 34.9
|35 - 39.9
|40 and over