The Slimband® Adjustable Gastric Band is used in obese patients for significant long-term weight loss. All surgery presents risks. Weight, age and medical history determine your specific risks. Check with your doctor to see if adjustable gastric banding is a practical option for you. Click here to download information that you can share with your doctor about Slimband. Individual results may vary - active participation in the Slimband program and an optimally adjusted band are shown to improve outcomes. For more information, visit www.Slimband.com or call 1-855-SLIM-YOU (754-6968). All bariatric procedures carry some risk.