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oBand The oBand is a bariatric procedure that relies on a lap band, or gastric band. The oBand is wrapped around the upper portion of the stomach. Compared to other bariatric surgery option, the oBand is low-maintenance and minimally invasive. It is inserted under general anesthesia and can be adjusted after insertion with a tiny needle filled with saline.
Typical Minimum Cost of oBand (based on national averages):
$12,000.00
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Typical Maximum Cost of oBand (based on national averages):
$25,000.00
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National Average Cost of oBand:
$18,500.00
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Time Required for oBand:
30-60 minutes
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Is oBand an InPatient or OutPatient Procedure?
Outpatient
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What are the Side Effects of oBand?
Pain, numbness, bruising, swelling


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What is the recovery time for oBand?
After 2-3 hours in the recovery room, patients can return home. Most patients are back to their normal schedule within 3 days.
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Will my insurance company cover oBand?
Your insurance provider may cover oBand partially or entirely, since it is a bariatric procedure.
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What types of anesthesia is necessary for oBand?
General anesthesia

 


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