How Does Lap-Band® System Work?

Quickly! The outpatient procedure, on average, takes less than an hour. Dr. McEwen and his team at Community Surgery Center Hamilton generally gets his patients back home and to their lives within 24 hours or less… Not as scary as one may think! The laparoscopically (really small incisions – averages of 1.5-2.5 cm each!) procedure…… Continue reading How Does Lap-Band® System Work?

Weight Perception

Change starts with acceptance. Perception affects our acceptance, there for drastically affecting our will to change. In our office, we see weight perception problems or the inability to grasp the affects unhealthy weight excess has on the body and health. Carrying extra weight affects the body and health, we all know this, so how can…… Continue reading Weight Perception

2017 Will Be You Year!

Hello 2017! The New Year brings a fresh start to a diet or a weight loss plan. You have a strong desire, you’re focused… you’re confused and you don’t know where to start. You’ve tried many diet plans before, you’ve tried working out, you’ve tried supplements, and you’ve tried support groups. Nothing worked long term.…… Continue reading 2017 Will Be You Year!

What is the LAP-BAND® System?

The LAP-BAND® System is a surgical tool design to aid weight loss for patients who suffer from obesity and its related health complications. The adjustable band restricts the amount of food the stomach can hold. For best results, the body mass index (BMI) requirements are between 30-60 kg/m2, but call 317-261-2500 for clarifications). In addition,…… Continue reading What is the LAP-BAND® System? that said, in our experience at the Community bariatric program, lap band surgery can improve the overall health of these women, lessening the rate of complications and improving the pre-term birth rate associated with obesity-related pregnancy. reported state-by-state pre-term birth rates in the U.S. with a grade from the March of Dimes. Indiana… Continue reading

Bariatric Surgery Options – Keith McEwen MD, LapBand Surgeon Keith McEwen, MD; Bariatric surgeon specializing in gastric adjustable lap band surgery discusses obesity, weight loss surgery, gastric band, gastric sleeve, gastric bypass. He discusses diabetes related to weight. Overall, obesity health related conditions. For additional information, contact Cheryl at