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  1. Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?

    How does weight loss surgery work? Could bariatric surgery work for you?

  2. What Happens During Weight Loss Surgery

    Find out what happens during bariatric surgery, and learn more about the different types of weight loss surgery.

  3. How to Prepare for Weight Loss Surgery

    Considering weight loss surgery, also called bariatric surgery? Find out what you need to know before you decide.

  4. Frequently Asked Questions About Weight Loss Surgery

    Considering weight loss surgery? WebMD explains the different types of surgery available, their risks, emotional consequences, and what lifestyle changes to expect.

  5. Restrictive Surgery for Weight Loss

    WebMD explains weight loss surgery, including gastric banding and "stomach stapling."

  6. Weight Loss Surgery Effects From Head to Toe

    Here's a rundown of the important head-to-toe changes you might face after weight loss surgery.

  7. Gastric Bypass Surgery

    An overview of gastric bypass surgery for obesity.

  8. Questions for Your Doctor About Weight Loss Surgery

    If you're considering weight loss surgery, find out what questions you should ask your doctor.

  9. Choosing a Type of Weight Loss Surgery

    Get the facts on the various types of weight loss surgery and which type of bariatric surgery may be right for you.

  10. Adjustable Gastric Banding Surgery

    Laparoscopic gastric banding (lap band surgery) is surgery to make the stomach smaller. It is done to help people lose weight. The surgery limits the amount of food the stomach can hold. This helps you eat less and feel full sooner. Lap band surgery is done through several small cuts,called incisions,in the belly. The doctor will place small surgical tools and a camera through the ...

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