Lap Band Surgery
LAP-BAND® from Apollo (formerly Allergan)
- #1 Band sold worldwide with over 600,000 patients – 76% of bands worldwide are LAP-BAND® Only band FDA approved for BMI less than 30
- Over 1400 Clinical Studies Internationally through 20 years of research
- 10 yr history and safety record in United States after FDA approval in 2001
- 5 Year, 500 patient study from APEX data with AP band shows 53.3% Excess weight loss in Second year and a patient satisfaction rate of 94%
- Band / Port / Balloon
- Two band sizes available, standard 10cc and large 14cc, allowing your surgeon to choose the best option for a tailor fit specific to your internal anatomy.
- Three port choices making it easier to palpate for in office adjustments. Rapid Port Applier available for EZ port or suture holes to sew in place.
- 3rd Generation device with 360 degree Omni-form (complete circular balloon) technology and thicker silicone wall to allow full coverage with sectioned balloons. Our silicone shell is .43mm thick while Realize is .22mm allowing for durability with lifetime implant.
Insurance for Lap-Band Surgery
Online Insurance Verification at www.lapband.com or through Hotline 1-800-LAP-BAND
- Easy access to care if traveling out of town since more surgeons are trained on LAP-BAND®
- Personalized ID card for Restaurant meal discounts and safety information for Hospital Emergency Rooms
Fill out our contact us form or call us at 727-289-7137 to learn more about Lap Band Surgery, Realize Band Surgery, Gastric Sleeve Surgery, Gastric Balloon Procedure and how Sun Coast Bariatrics can help you get started.