Sleeve Gastrectomy

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Sleeve gastrectomy ("stomach stapling") is a surgical procedure that permanently reduces the size of a patient's stomach. Can be combined with other bariatric surgical procedures, such as gastric bypassLEARN MORE ›
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After being down from a car wreck for a year and being on steroids off and on (mainly on) for 5 years my pant size jumped from an 8 to an 18-20. I was always athletic. I loved going to the gym. I ate right 75% of the time. No Matter what I did, the weight kept creeping on. After facing my 3rd... READ MORE

I have been overweight for the past 5 years and obese for the past 3. I have tried everything from diets, diet pills, fasts, and exercise. I have no problem losing weight but it's being able to stick to a particular plan to have a long lasting effect. People constantly try to reassure me that... READ MORE

To be able to tie my shoes will be amazing!! Getting the gastric sleeve will help me in so many ways. I will be able to enjoy every part of life and being a mother!!! After being overweight for so long I finally had to make the choice to live a better life for my daughter. She deserves all of... READ MORE

First let me say I hate taking pictures, even with the weight loss. So this review will not have many pics. *Sorry* I am currently looking into getting a BBL *hopefully* within the next few months but I am having a hard time finding a surgeon that does not want me to wait a year until I lose... READ MORE

Post-Op: 254 lbs. 5'7.5" 43 years old female I decided to have the Sleeve Gastrectomy in February of 2013, after attending an information seminar on Bariatric Surgery. I didn't even know the Sleeve was an option. I didn't want the Bypass and figured I'd have to have the Lap Band even though I... READ MORE

Hi there, I am in the very early stages of the process of Sleeve Gastrectomy. I am forty five and have been overweight to some extent from around the age of six. In 2007 I was diagnosed with a rare auto immune disease which causes muscle weakness and extreme fatigue, among other symptoms. I am... READ MORE

I'm expecting to lose 70-100 lbs. I don't have a set goal as yet because I want to see how my journey progresses and how I feel at 180 lbs. I am excited and anxious on getting the sleeve done. I am currently on my 2 week preop diet and it's a challenge. So the sleeve should be interesting.... READ MORE

This coming Tuesday is my operation date at 7:30 am. Dr. Northrup of Mercy Health Fairfield will be doing the operation. I am satisfied so far with what I have had from them, pleasant people and good staff. I have had many operations in my life so I am very comfortable in doing the operation... READ MORE

I called a year ago to start asking questions about a gastric plication. But after talking with the woman on the phone, it was recommended that I get the gastric sleeve done. If I would of been ready they could of done me with in the next month. I had to wait because there were 3 of us total... READ MORE

For anyone interested in having bariatric surgery in Mexico, I HIGHLY HIGHLY HIGHLY RECOMMEND Baja Bariatrics with the surgeon Dr. illan. When I booked my surgery, I looked at several surgeons. I wanted to get it done relatively quickly so I wouldn't talk myself out of it or have nightmares for... READ MORE

I am 36 years old, been married for 16 years and have 2 children (12 and 6). I have struggled with my weight off and on since I was a child. I was/am always the friend with "such a pretty face." I am the largest I have ever been (5' 3.25"/ 232 lbs) and that includes being pregnant with 10 lb... READ MORE

I am 38 years old mother of four. I have been married for 10 years. For most of my life, I have struggled with my weight. I have tried every diet out there and nothing worked..This is my last option....My surgery date is for June 20th 2014. I will be getting the sleeve. I must say that I am... READ MORE

VSG scheduled for 5/2/14. Am soooo excited. Have been overweight since having my 1st child at age 19. Have never been able to loose more than 17 lbs or keep any of the weight off permanently. I have tried most diets and have bought many gym memberships. I have tried prescription and over- the-... READ MORE

I had the VSG on 7-11-11 with Dr. Nick Nicholson in Plano, Texas. He and his staff are wonderful. I'm 48 yrs old and 5'1. My highest weight was 236. On day of surgery I was 212 lbs. I've went from a 3x/20-22 to a 10/12 or M/L top. I'm a slow loser and I'm ok with that. I changed the... READ MORE

At this point i am 9 days post op worth it. I was tired of being fat couldn't run and play with my kids without having to sit down. Not being able to go into a store and find something that would fit to wear. Quality of life wasnt where i wanted it. I have no regrets about this procedure. Its... READ MORE

Hi there, I am a married mother of 2 small boys who never stop. I separated from the Navy about 4 months ago, and can finally move forward with this process. I have been thinking about it for years but was unable due to being active duty. I have always been bigger but never over weight until... READ MORE

Hello fellow sleevers and soon to be sleevers :-) Here's my story so I've been slim most of my life until I got the depo shot in the late 90s. Let me tell you I gained around 40lbs between Apr and Dec of that year (1997) and about 10lbs each year since. I was trying everything to get the weight... READ MORE

Every since I can remember I've always been larger than everyone I was around. I was embarrassed by this and was a very shy child and always kept my head down and kinda stayed out of the way. I didn't have any boyfriends in school and attended my junior and senior prom alone. I'm going to fast... READ MORE

Expecting to lose 80 lbs. I've had this excess weight on for over 14 years since I had my first child. Tried to lose it hundreds of different ways but nothing changes. So I got the first approval from my normal doc, she sent me to the Bariatric Surgery dept. at the Naval Hospital. A week later... READ MORE

I am just looking forward to being healthy, and active and to be able to enjoy my life without feeling so self conscious about my weight. I can't wait to be able to handle the humidity and soak up the warm weather when we have it. I an also looking forward to my health improving over all.... READ MORE

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