These patient stories are from real patients who have had weight loss surgery. Actual results after surgery will vary with each individual. The opinions expressed by patients should not be taken as medical advice. All surgery presents risk. Weight, age, and medical history determine your specific risks. Consult your doctor to see if weight loss surgery may be right for you.

    A healthier mother

    Joy
    39

    Joy's motivation to have gastric band surgery was to help her overcome fertility issues and have a healthy pregnancy. Joy is now able to keep up with her children and be a more active mother.

     

     

     

    Read Joy's story here.


    Additional Testimonials

    Stuart, 29
    "Surgery definitely worked for me. I feel better. I'm happier. I don't regret my decision at all. I think it was a hard ride, but a well-worth-it ride."
    Caroline, 43
    "The biggest change in my life has been my confidence. I don't even think about my weight now. I feel good every day."
    Agerian, 49
    "This surgery was a tool to help me get started on the right path to weight loss. It helped me lose enough weight to move, to walk, and to exercise."