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One of the leading weight loss surgeons, is willing to provide a free Lap-Band surgery

Written By Betty van der Mark on Wednesday, April 8, 2009 | 3:42 AM

Prospective weight loss surgery candidates can enter the contest online at Dr. Vuong's support group website, After signing up for Dr. Vuong's free monthly Lap-Band e-newsletter, entrants will receive a contest registration form via email. Entries must be received by May 1, 2009, after which a panel of judges will review all applications and select five finalists on the basis of their charitable or community service.

The winner will receive a free adjustable gastric banding surgery, and four runners-up will also receive great prizes. There is no cost to enter, and no purchase is necessary. All registrants must be legal U.S. residents between the ages of 18 and 65. Winners will be announced on August 8, 2009, at the MFMB Houston Lap-Band Conference that will be held at South Shore Harbour and Resort. The conference will raise money for two nonprofit organizations, the Wounded Warrior Project and The Snowdrop Foundation.

Source: Yahoo News