You could spend $16,000 for a surgical implant of a gastric band with all the risks that surgery entails or you could spend $1500 for a totally-safe virtual gastric band with no adverse effects. Imagine having the results usually achieved by through surgery but without being cut open. For decades hypnosis has been successfully used to help people lose weight. This latest technique is a virtual operation combined with cognitive-behavioural therapy. One of the pioneers in this field has many satisfied clients in Spain and England. His brand of virtual gastric band with hypnosis is called Hypno-Band.