Adjustable Gastric Banding: you will be seeing the surgeon about once a month initially, but less frequent as time goes by.
Sleeve Gastrectomy: you will be seeing the surgeon every three months for the first year.
Mental Health: Depression can occur after surgery. If your depression is severe you may need medication or psychological counseling.
Weight Loss Surgery; Finding the Thin Person Inside You! By Barbara Thompson
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding; Achieving Permanent Weight Loss with Minimally Invasive Surgery by Jessie H. Ahroni, Ph.D., A.R.N.P.