Erica After Gastric Sleeve SurgeryErica underwent gastric sleeve (vertical sleeve gastrectomy) in Tijuana, Baja California with Mexico Bariatric Center®. Erica has gone on to lose over 75 pounds and she has referred several family members to MBC.

Erica found Mexico Bariatric Center after looking for a permanent way to control her weight. After a search for a safe gastric sleeve in Tijuana, she discovered Mexico Bariatric Center with the best surgical teams.

Erica Before Gastric Sleeve


“Well my 3-month mark will be tomorrow and I’m happy to say I reached my goal for this milestone.”

61.8 pounds gone! Wahooooo!! Rewarding myself with a massage in an hour. Loving life now :-)”

Day of Surgery, with Her Cousin (also Getting Surgery) and part of the nurses staff at Hospital Mi Doctor.

Day of Surgery, with Her Cousin and part of the nurses’ staff at Hospital Mi Doctor.

Weight Loss Timeline

Erica Before and After with Dr. Ismael Cabrera at Mexico Bariatric Center

  • 16 Days PostOp: 15 lbs.
  • 1 Month, 5 Days: 23 lbs.
  • 2 Months, 11 days: 44 lbs.
  • 4 Months PostOp: 61 lbs.
  • 5 Months, 13 days PostOp: 70 lbs.

Gastric sleeve has been shown to provide significant weight loss for individuals suffering from obesity. Studies suggest that 50 to 65% of excess weight can be obtained in 1 year to 1.5 years. The data from Erica’s weight loss is only for informational use only.

Erica Before and After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Success for individuals will depend on many factors including, activity levels, surgery type, diet (especially initial postoperative diet), supplementation, and more.

“Okay, so I’ve lost 75 lbs. and some of my family are telling me that I am looking sickly, I don’t feel that I look sickly, I think they are just not used to seeing me thin, do you guys think I look sickly?”

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