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Intended With You in Mind

The REALIZE™ Band was designed and developed with your comfort in mind. The band is made entirely of bio-compatible materials. The REALIZE™ Personalized Banding Solution makes you perceive fullness sooner which results in less food consumed at one time.

Why Choose REALIZE™ Band?
  • Outpatient surgery
  • Quick recovery
  • Minimal discomfort
  • Realize my Success-your own personal
    weight management program

About the REALIZE™ Adjustable Gastric Band

What is it? The REALIZE™ Band is a surgically implanted device used to help a person with weight loss. The REALIZE™ Band consists of a silicone band, tubing, and an injection port. Like other gastric banding products, the REALIZE™ Band is placed around the upper part of the patient's stomach in a laparoscopic/minimally invasive fashion.

The REALIZE™ Band has actually been available outside of the United States for over a decade, though it often referred to as a Swedish Adjustable Gastric Band (SAGB). To date, more than 100,000 patients have used the REALIZE™ Band as a path to surgical weight loss.

How does it work? The REALIZE™ Band is situated around the upper part of the stomach, creating a small stomach pouch that limits the amount of food you can eat at one time. This can be adjusted to fit your changing needs over time.

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A Normal Stomach
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A REALIZE™ Band applied

When is it used? The REALIZE™ Band is used for weight loss in obese adults for whom non-surgical weight loss methods have not been successful.

What will it accomplish? In the U.S. study, the average weight loss was 42% of a person's excess weight three years after the device was surgically implanted. Almost three quarters of the study subjects lost at least 25% of their excess weight; some lost over 75%. Weight loss may improve health problems associated with obesity such as high blood pressure or type 2 diabetes.

The realize band is designed to provide maximum comfort and is designed to make adjustments easy.

Adjusting to your new healthy lifestyle includes seeing your healthcare team on a regular basis for band adjustments and patient care follow-up.

To learn more about weight loss through the REALIZE™ band, or to find out if it's right for you, contact us today!

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