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Weight Loss Surgery Before and After Photos

Every day, we see Bariatric Surgery clients reaching amazing goals, embracing health and wellness, and celebrating non-scale victories. Today we’re celebrating three weight loss surgery clients stories by sharing their WLS Before and After photos. A big high five and congrats to the members below. SHAWNLYNN’S BEFORE & AFTER Client: ShawnlynnWeight Loss Total: 55 kgSurgery Type: Roux-en-Y I…

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Liposuction And Bariatric Plastic Surgery

Liposuction was first introduced in the United States in the 1980s and is one of the most popular plastic surgeriesperformed today. It’s a procedure that can safely, effectively, and permanently remove fat from the body. The procedure is best suited to removing stubborn, localized fat deposits that have been resistant to diet and exercise. With liposuction,…

After The WLS Honeymoon Is Over

The first 12 months after my surgery, my WLS honeymoon was magical. I felt like a child, discovering everything for the first time again and loving it! It was like getting a second chance at life. I was very fortunate because my obsessive thoughts about food completely lifted for a period of time. I was given this…

A brief history of bariatric surgery

Obesity has been a problem since medieval times, but only in the latter 20 years, it has been recognized as a worldwide epidemic. Treating obesity is challenging and difficult, but surgery has led to an increased success and novel insights on the pathophysiology of obesity. Several surgical techniques have been developed during the last 50…

What to Expect After Weight Loss Surgery

Most people are usually curious as what to expect after weight loss surgery. How fast people lose weight after the surgery usually depends on the specific type of weight loss surgery they have had, including how well they follow their doctor’s advice regarding their diet, lifestyle, and exercise guidelines. Another factor is that there are…

Gastric Bypass-How It Works, Pros & Cons and Vitamins

Gastric Bypass – How It Works and Vitamins

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 78.6 million adult Americans are affected by obesity. A person with a BMI of 30 kg/m² or greater is considered obese. Obesity increases one’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke and certain types of cancer (1).  Weight loss surgery is a treatment…