Before and After Photos

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Jen’s Story

Date Operation: May 2014 Weight Loss: 56 LBS Category: Band over Sleeve Jen states her “ah-ha” moment as “being able to wear what I WANT, not just what FITS. I see clothes on TV or in ads online and I still have to remind myself that I don’t have to limit myself to WOMEN’S/PLUS SIZE…

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Rhonda’s Story

Date Operation: March 2014 Weight Loss: 56 LBS Category: Band over Sleeve   I am a 62 year old wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  My heritage comes from a long line of large and overweight family members on my mother and grandfather’s side of the family.  I have dieted along with my mother from the…

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Shannon’s Story

Date Operation: June 2013 Weight Loss: 98 LBS. Category: Gastric Sleeve   From the time I was a child in grade school, I was always considered the “big girl” or “big boned” girl.  I was always raised to eat everything on my plate and not waste food. I did not eat bad food all the…

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Amy’s Story

Date Operation: June 2013 Weight Loss: 95 LBS Procedure: Gastric Sleeve I started out weighing 240 lbs and I now weigh 145 lbs…almost one year after surgery. About 7 yrs ago I was a personal trainer so I knew everything I NEEDED to be doing to lose weight, I just couldn’t make myself do it!…

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Adam’s Story

Operation Date: May 2013 Weight Loss: 240 lbs. Procedure: Gastric Sleeve Ever Since before I can remember, I was always a big guy!  Never did I have any health problems, I was just fat.  I would eat whatever I wanted whenever I wanted and quickly my weight got out of control.  When I started the…

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Jennifer’s Story

Operation Date: February 2013 Weight Loss: 100 lbs. Procedure: Gastric Sleeve Hi my name is Jennifer and I am 40 years old.  I have battled with my weight for the past 20 years trying all types of popular diets and even medications for weight loss as well.  In doing so I found that I would…

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Don’s Story

Date Operation: January 2013 Weight Loss: 131 LBS Category: Sleeve   Since I was about 11 years old, I have always been heavy.  I was a big guy in high school, and had some pretty significant self-esteem issues.  I would typically peak in weight over 300 pounds, then I would try some fad miracle diet,…

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Vickie and James’ Story

Operation Date: June 2012 Weight Loss: 208 lbs. Procedure: Gastric Sleeve My name is James Preston. I started my journey with Dr.Stowers in December of 2012 @ 286.7 lbs and 49 years of age. I am 23 months out now and weigh 178 lbs. I have seen my health take a complete turn. I have…

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Rachael’s Story

Operation Date: March 2010 Weight Loss: 125 lbs. Procedure: Gastric Bypass I had tried every diet and every exercise out there and nothing worked.  It then got to the point where my health was being affected by the high blood pressure, borderline diabetic, borderline cholesterol. I found Dr. Stowers online and spoke with the wonderful…

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Michelle’s Story

Operation Date: January 2009 Weight Loss: 133 lbs. Procedure: Lap Band Before Lap-Band surgery, I was so depressed because I had tried almost everything to get the weight off and more importantly to keep it off for the last 20 years.  I heard about bariatric surgery three years before I actually decided to try it. …

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