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Old 05-05-2009, 02:37 PM   #1
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Default Misleading billboard advertising lap band

And one wonders why there are so many misconceptions about how the lap band is really supposed to work and its real purpose.

EDIT: I was able to read through the blurring and found the practice responsible for this billboard. Anyone can PM me for the details.

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Old 05-05-2009, 02:51 PM   #2
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That is absolutely ignorant and irresponsible of the advertiser. I wonder if you get free Burger King coupons with your surgery.



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Old 05-05-2009, 03:19 PM   #3
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OMG, what a horrible ad........
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Old 05-05-2009, 05:51 PM   #4
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I've heard radio ads for a long time that are just as bad. It's so reprehensible to me that any medical practice would behave this way.
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