Unlike most surgeries for weight loss, this is one of the few where there is almost no, if any, side effects.
Done, via what is known as Lap Band Surgery Sydney and only last about forty minutes in surgery.
You only stay one day in hospital, but might stay overnight if they need any observations and the procedure itself is reversible.
The procedure was designed not to make you lose weight in any conventional way, but it restricts you from eating more than normal or than you should by creating a smaller pouch as part of your stomach and thus making you fuller when eating smaller amounts.
The band itself, made of silicone is attached to a port which gets filled with fluid restricting more and more of the stomach so you can adjust how much restriction you prefer and how much you eat.