What is the cost of Adjustable Gastric Band Surgery in New York?
Most insurance companies now provide coverage for individuals who are obese and seeking bariatric surgery. This can sometimes be difficult to maneuver however, which is we provide support for our patients to help first determine whether or they are eligible, and then obtain proper coverage. In the event that coverage is not available, we offer several financing plans to make the surgery within your means.
I am ready to change my life, what’s next?
If you’re ready to change your life, then it’s time to get in touch with the Tristate New York Bariatric Group, the renowned experts and leaders for laparoscopic adjustable gastric band surgery in New York.
Call our team at 800.633.8446 and we’ll provide you with the information and assistance you need to begin.
What Risks are there to this Procedure?
Adjustable gastric band surgery offers reduced risks compared to several alternative options. When performed laparoscopically, it’s also offers speedy recovery, with minimal scarring, pain and recovery time. However, several potential risks include:
- Pouch dilatation
- Food bolus obstruction
- Gastric band erodes or slips out of place
- Infection of the band or port
- Revisional procedures
- The risks common of any surgery, and any procedure performed with anesthesia
One risk is not directly to your health but to your weight loss. It’s easy to “cheat” the system and eat unhealthy foods such as chocolates or sweets. Successful adjustments to your diet and entire lifestyle are necessary for prolonged weight loss.
Is there a special diet after the Adjustable Gastric Band Surgery?
Following your procedure, you will utilize our detailed nutritional and dietary instructions to help ease your transition. There will be several phrases of your post surgery diet plan, beginning with an all liquid diet, before incorporating soft foods, and then a wider selection of normal foods. With adjustable gastric banding, over the long-term, maintaining proper portion size is of paramount importance.
In addition to providing you with direct nutritional assistance, we also make support groups and mentors available to our patients. Plus, through our online store you’ll be able to quickly find a range of nutritious, recommended food and drink choices.