Candidate for gastric sleeve or lipo?

I'm a male I weigh around 260 and I'm 5'11 , my body mostly stores the fat on my lower stomach and thighs and butt , I eat healthy it's just hard to lose the weight in those certain areas

Doctor Answers 2

Lipo or Gastric sleeve?

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A sleeve gastrectomy is indicated in your case that will take care of the weight issue and also give you amazing quality of life and a better life span. Definitely look into a gastric sleeve. 

warm regards, 

Dr. Alvarez

Mexico Bariatric Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 19 reviews

Gastric sleeve

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At that weight you have morbid obesity and the liposuction will not remove the overall body fat that is in critical areas. I would seek a bariatric surgeon and get a consultation.

Terry Simpson, MD, FACS
Scottsdale Bariatric Surgeon
4.0 out of 5 stars 5 reviews

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