Gastric Bypass Surgery

After photos were taken one year after procedure.

Before

After

Case: 58810
Category: Gastric Bypass Surgery
Age: 53
Weight: 338
Height: 5’ 5”
Gender: Female
Skin Tone: Fair
Description:

Donna had a start weight of 338 lbs. and has lost 128 lbs. since having surgery.

After

Before

Case: 58809
Category: Gastric Bypass Surgery
Age: 46
Weight: 329
Height: 5’ 5”
Gender: Male
Skin Tone: Fair
Description:

Lucio had a start weight of 329 lbs. and has lost 137 lbs. since having surgery.

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

After photos were taken one year after procedure.

Before

After

Case: 51636
Category: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Age: 33
Weight: 235
Height: 5’ 3”
Gender: Female
Description:

Her starting weight was 235 pounds. Prior to weight loss surgery she was on medication for hypertension that she no longer needs. We asked Sarah how she feels after her surgery and with out hesitation she says, “the old Sara is back. I wake up overjoyed at the beginning of everyday knowing I am healthier and a happier person. Everyday is a beautiful blessing. I love my new spirit.”

Before

After

Case: 51635
Category: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Age: 28
Weight: 251
Height: 4’ 9”
Gender: Female
Description:

Weight loss surgery patient Allison says her friends and family are “impressed, shocked, and can’t believe it is me and are just speechless. I smile more and catch myself starting to cry when I see myself in pictures and in mirrors.” Allison’s starting weight was 282 pounds.

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After

Case: 51630
Category: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Age: 67
Weight: 297
Height: 5’
Gender: Female
Description:

Her starting weight was 297 pounds. Irene talks about how she feels and what her family and friends are telling her since her gastric bypass surgery. “They are proud of me and they say I look great. I also have more energy and I feel much younger. Definitely a new lease on life. Wish I’d had had surgery years ago.” Prior to weigh loss surgery Irene was on medications for diabetes and had sleep apnea.

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After

Case: 51478
Category: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Age: 26
Weight: 263
Height: 5’ 2”
Gender: Female
Description:

“My family and friends are still in shock. I got to my goal weight of 150 pounds and even passed it. I have more energy, less frustration with clothes, flying, etc.” Before her Gastric Bypass, Ashley’s weight was 263 pounds.

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After

Case: 51476
Category: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Age: 56
Weight: 288
Height: 5’ 8”
Gender: Male
Description:

Oscar tells Dr. Coon “surgery saved my life. I was taking 20-23 different medications, now none. The best way to describe life since surgery is; my appearance and ability to do things that I haven’t done in 20 years.” Oscar weighed 288 pounds before his Gastric Bypass surgery. Having lost 83 pounds and now weighing 205 pounds is hypertension is under control and his diabetes is gone.

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After

Case: 51475
Category: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Age: 45
Weight: 0
Height: 5’ 9”
Gender: Male
Description:

Prior to surgery, John’s weight was 401 pounds and he had diabetes, hypertension, and sleep apnea. “Would I have bypass surgery again, yes, yes, yes! I am positive that had I not gotten the surgery, I would most likely be unemployed if not dead. Recently I participated in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. I simply would never have been able to do this weighing 400 pounds. I can walk and breathe easily at the same time.”

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After

Case: 51474
Category: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Age: 43
Weight: 293
Height: 5’ 5”
Gender: Female
Description:

Julie had surgery because of her hypertension and her weight had reached 293 pounds. “The best thing since surgery according to Julie is “better health. I gained self confidence and until you have been where I was, you have no idea how much better life is.”

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After

Case: 51460
Category: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Age: 49
Weight: 331
Height: 5’ 5”
Gender: Male
Description:

Before Gastric Bypass surgery, Hiram was on medication for hypertension and also had sleep apnea. His starting weight was 331 pounds. In Hiram’s words, “people actually take time to remember my name and notice who I am. I can think of NO reason that I wished I had not had surgery. My life changed so much since surgery. I can now participate in life instead of watching it go by.”

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After

Case: 51423
Category: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Age: 45
Weight: 282
Height: 5’ 7”
Gender: Female
Description:

Her starting weight was 282 pounds. Now she weighs 190 pounds and is still losing. Quotes by Julie about her life since surgery are, “I can now keep up with my three children and I don’t live to eat anymore! I feel and look healthier and most of my friends say I’m a hot mama .”

Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)

After photos were taken one year after procedure.

Before

After

Case: 58803
Category: Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)
Age: 40
Weight: 207
Height: 5’
Gender: Female
Skin Tone: Fair
Description:

Sthenny had a start weight of 207 lbs. and has lost 87 lbs. in one year.

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After

Case: 54545
Category: Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)
Age: 35
Weight: 207
Height: 6’
Gender: Male
Description:

Anthony had the Lap Band Surgery and in two years has lost 160 lbs!

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After

Case: 51641
Category: Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)
Age: 59
Weight: 294
Height: 5’ 7”
Gender: Male
Description:

David had the Lap Band Surgery and 1 year later he had lost 65 pounds. When asked: What is the best thing that has happened to you because of your surgery? “People say I look better and I feel great!”

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After

Case: 51639
Category: Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)
Age: 52
Weight: 262
Height: 5’ 4”
Gender: Female
Description:

Joni had the Lap Band Surgery and 1 year later she had lost 79 pounds.
When asked; Would you have weight loss surgery again? “Yes, I would do it again. It’s the only weight loss solution that has worked for me.” In addition, “My experience with Dr. Coon and the office staff before and after surgery has been wonderful. I brag about them all the time!”

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After

Case: 51633
Category: Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)
Age: 22
Weight: 259
Height: 5’ 4”
Gender: Female
Description:

Grace had Lap Band Surgery and at the two year anniversary of her surgery she had lost 103 pounds. From her picture, you can see she looks quite happy with her new image. Her starting weight was 259 pounds. She now weighs 156 pounds and is still losing.

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After

Case: 51632
Category: Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)
Age: 42
Weight: 263
Height: 6’
Gender: Male
Description:

Eric had the Lap Band (weight loss) Surgery and 1 year later had lost 59 pounds.

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After

Case: 51480
Category: Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)
Age: 30
Weight: 262
Height: 5’ 5”
Gender: Female
Description:

Kristina says, “I feel healthier than I’ve ever been. My knees don’t hurt and I can play with my daughter without getting tired. Surgery has taught me to love myself inside and out. Life is worth living…..healthy!”

Before

After

Case: 51479
Category: Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)
Age: 52
Weight: 196
Height: 5’ 2”
Gender: Female
Description:

“Since surgery everything about my life has changed in a positive way. My overall health and self confidence is fantastic. I sleep better, take less medication, and feel great. My family and friends say I look amazing and even tell me that I am glowing. Thank you Dr. Coon and staff. You answer all my questions with a smile and make me feel special.” Angelia’s starting weight was 196 pounds.

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After

Case: 51462
Category: Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)
Age: 50
Weight: 194
Height: 4’ 7”
Gender: Female
Description:

She tells Dr. Coon “I would have surgery again in a heartbeat. The shame I felt from being obese is gone. I have been renewed! Also, “ this was the first doctors office I have entered where I did not feel demeaned by my obesity. Dr. Coon and the staff are a godsend.” Kathleen’s starting weight was 198 pounds prior to her Lap Band surgery. Kathleen’s starting weight was 198 pounds prior to her Lap Band surgery.

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After

Case: 51459
Category: Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)
Age: 35
Weight: 211
Height: 5’ 3”
Gender: Female
Description:

Kimberly had the Lap-Band and one year later she had lost 66 pounds. When asked; What is the best thing that has happened to you because of your surgery? “I feel better emotionally and learned how to eat better. I can easier, have more energy, and better self esteem. Wow, Im a true diva now!”

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After

Case: 51422
Category: Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)
Age: 57
Weight: 343
Height: 5’ 10”
Gender: Male
Description:

Richard was asked if he would have weight loss surgery again and he replied, “YES! I do not have to worry about losing my breath, trying to put my socks and shoes on, and I only wish I would have had my surgery a lot sooner than I did.” Richard’s starting weight was 343 pounds.

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After

Case: 33121
Category: Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)
Weight: 228
Height: 5’ 6”
Gender: Male
Description:

Jeff is a 47 year old male from Canyon Lake, CA. who had Laparoscopic Lapband surgery with Dr. John L. Coon of New Image Bariatric Surgical Associates, a Board Certified General Surgeon that specializes in Bariatric Surgery in Riverside, CA. His starting weight was 228 pounds and Jeff now weighs 167 pounds. Before surgery Jeff was on medication for hypertension and elevated cholesterol and had a significant history of family heart disease. Both his father and brother died of heart disease before the age of 45. Nine months after surgery Jeff’s cardiologist discontinued all medications when all of his labs showed normal levels and a normal blood pressure. Jeff is very happy with his weight loss and says, “I didn’t see myself as very overweight and now the first thing everyone asks me is how I have lost so much weight. Before surgery I participated in many activities such as water skiing, but after just a short while my back hurt too much go very long. Now after my surgery every thing is so much easier and I have energy to burn.”

After

Before

Category: Lapband (Laparoscopic Gastric Banding)
Age: 44
Weight: 267
Height: 5’ 4”
Gender: Female
Description:

Karlene a 44 year old female from Riverside, CA. who had Laparoscopic Lapband surgery with Dr. John L. Coon of New Image Bariatic Surgical Associates, a Board Certified General Surgeon that specializes in Bariatric Surgery. Her starting weight was 267 pounds and Karlene now weighs 177 pounds. Before surgery she had severe hip and knee pain that contributed to her difficulty in walking or any weight bearing activities. Karlene is very happy with her weight loss and says, “Intimate relations are better then ever and being able to go to Costco to buy a pair of tight jeans is so great.” Another big change for Karlene is being able to walk to the back of the school bus that she drives, without having to shimmy down the aisle to get her hips between the seats. “Simply said this surgery is life changing.”

Sleeve Gastrectomy

After photos were taken one year after procedure.

Before

After

Case: 58810
Category: Gastric Bypass Surgery
Age: 53
Weight: 338
Height: 5’ 5”
Gender: Female
Skin Tone: Fair
Description:

Donna had a start weight of 338 lbs. and has lost 128 lbs. since having surgery.

Before

After

Case: 58809
Category: Gastric Bypass Surgery
Age: 46
Weight: 329
Height: 5’ 5”
Gender: Male
Skin Tone: Fair
Description:

Lucio had a start weight of 329 lbs. and has lost 137 lbs. since having surgery.

Before

After

Case: 58802
Category: Sleeve Gastrectomy
Age: 37
Weight: 308
Height: 5’ 5”
Gender: Male
Skin Tone: Fair
Description:

Artura started off with a weight of 308 lbs. and in just twelve months he has lost 99 lbs.

Before

After

Case: 54557
Category: Sleeve Gastrectomy
Age: 21
Weight: 197
Height: 5’ 4”
Gender: Female
Description:

Weight Loss Surgery Riverside, California. Erin had the Sleeve Gastrectomy and 5 months later has already lost 77 pounds!

Revision Surgery

After photos were taken one year after procedure.

Before

After

Case: 58804
Category: Revision Surgery
Age: 59
Weight: 240
Height: 5’
Gender: Female
Skin Tone: Fair
Description:

Velia had a start weight of 240 lbs. and has lost 109 libs.

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