Patients should be seen at 6 week intervals in the first year.
Patients are then followed every 3 months in the next two years.
Follow up with a nutritionist is encouraged, as is attendance at our monthly support group led by our Registered Dietician
Your general health may also be improving as weight loss is progressing, and as a result, medications and dosages need to be adjusted. It is, therefore, critical that close follow up is also occurring with a patient's primary care physician.
The LAP-BAND® should not be removed when you have reached your target weight. The band must be viewed as permanent although it can be reversed when rare medical
situations present themselves.