Does a Lap Band Adjustment Hurt?

Patients who are considering or have undergone lap band surgery usually have questions about what follow-up treatment they may need after the initial procedure. Lap band adjustments are common and needed as patients heal and…

Going on a Diet vs. LAP-BAND®

While dieting is undoubtedly the first option many choose when they desire to lose weight, it’s an option that unfortunately doesn’t work for everyone for one reason or another. Here at the Weight Loss Institute…

Weight Loss Programs in Arizona

Have you ever considered undergoing bariatric surgery to control your weight? If you have, then you know that there are a plethora of surgical procedures that can help you get your weight under control. This…

Let’s Talk About WLIAZ

For many people, losing weight can seem like an uphill battle that is nearly impossible to win. Unfortunately, the physical and emotional costs of obesity can be astronomical, and many modern diet and exercise programs…

Lap Band Surgery Facts

WLIAZ is a practice that is staffed by some of the Tucson, Arizona area’s leading bariatric surgeons, and it is proud to offer an effective, minimally invasive weight-loss procedure known as LAP-BAND. The LAP-BAND is…

5 Foods You Must Never Eat

If you are attempting to lose weight or keep it off, chances are, you are paying a particularly significant amount of attention to your diet. Unfortunately, our society suffers from a lack of scientifically proven…

LAP-BAND® Post-Op Dietary Guidelines

Getting LAP-BAND® surgery is a great option for losing weight and reclaiming your life. Just as it’s essential that you learn as much as possible about preparing for the surgery, you should also make sure…

When Diets Fail: How LAP-BAND® Works

If you’re trying to lose weight, you’ll most likely go on a diet first to achieve your goals. While dieting is a great idea, there’s a chance that it might not be the solution you…

Lap Band Success Stories

Deciding to undergo lap band surgery can be a difficult decision for people who have trouble losing weight. They may be concerned about the surgery itself or what life will be like afterward. One of…

Lap Band Friendly Recipes

Once you recover from your lap band surgery, you should stick to a long-term eating plan that can help you lose weight and be comfortable. You know that portion size and healthy habits are important…