1-800-Get-Thin Under Fire for Lap-Band Surgery Deaths

Few doctors have made more money in the weight-loss business than Beverly Hills brothers, Julian and Michael Omidi. The brothers, who once were featured in the cable program "Dr. 90210," are the men behind a heavily advertised Southern California business called 1-800-GetThin and affiliated surgery clinics that have made millions of dollars offering an outpatient procedure that constricts the stomach with what's called a "Lap-Band." Done right, the Lap-Band procedure is a safe technique. But...Full Story
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