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No matter where you are on your weight-loss journey, it's always good to know you're not alone. Here you'll find inspirational, true examples of individuals who have decided to take control of their lives through bariatric surgery. Click the photos below to read about each person's transformation.

I didn’t even recognize the person I saw in the mirror anymore. When I saw myself, I just wondered, What happened to me. I tried everything and couldn’t understand why I could never lose weight.

The program has helped me to learn so much about myself. I never would have been able to even walk a mile before surgery, but now I do it without even thinking about it. Being in the program even helped me to quit smoking, and now I feel better than I ever have. My whole life has changed and I have a new perspective on myself.

Weight Loss Surgery Common questions regarding the LAP-BAND Adjustable Gastric Banding System. Use the BMI calculator to determine if the LAP-BAND System is right for you. .