Which operation is right for me?
It depends on your lifestyle and habits! It is likely that you will have your own ideas as to what is the right operation for you. We will provide you with information and experience to help you decide. It will be a joint decision between you and your surgeon. However, as a general rule band is suitable for those who have a BMI less than 40, have a greater control over their eating and will be happy with a lesser amount of weight loss. It is also suitable for those looking for a simpler operation. On the other hand, bypass may be more suitable for those with a poorer control over eating, an excessive sweet tooth, BMI greater than 50, those with type II diabetes and those looking for a larger amount of weight loss.