Location: Beaumont, TX
Member since 2/3/2012


  • 5 total posts
  • 2 reviews

Reviews & Stories

Lapband: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly - Beaumont, TX

Did LOTS of research and decided on lapband because it was the least dangerous. Banded 11/08. The first 25 pounds were super easy, but then I had to get with the program. In the next 3 years I lost 100 pounds. In 06/11 I had lower body lift, and all the typical work women want. Then in September I began getting very sick, and the band had slipped. Me and my doctor tried everything to save... READ MORE

Love Dr & Staff - Houston, TX

Ater my lapband in November 2008 I lost 100 pounds, and opted for a lower body lift, butt autoaugmentation, brachioplasty, breast lift and augmententation in June 2011. Also went back to him after a general surgeon (not Dr. L) performed abdominal surgery and left railroad tracks down my the middle of my abdomen, which also resulted in a hernia. He fixed the hernia and the scar from the other... READ MORE

Recent comments from df4814

You can always try to get a second opinion if you are not happy with what your doctor is telling you. However sometimes finding another surgeon who will take you on may be a problem, but it would be worth it, in my opinion. I am not a... READ COMMENT

Yes. I had a little pity party and gained about 10 pounds but I pulled myself out of it and I am doing great. I know I will have good days and bad and I'll just deal with it. I have a regular exercise regimen now that really helps. I... READ COMMENT

Really not as bad as I thought it would be. I work from home, so I was able to continue to do that with the laptop on my lap. I was able to go back to almost everything after 6 weeks. If this is something you are considering, I... READ COMMENT