Erica underwent gastric sleeve (vertical sleeve gastrectomy) in Tijuana, Baja California with Dr. Ismael Cabrera. Erica has gone on to lose over 75 pounds and referred several family members to Mexico Bariatric Center.
Erica found Mexico Bariatric Center after looking for a permanent way to control her weight. After a search for a safe gastric sleeve in Mexico, she discovered Mexico Bariatric Center and finally Dr. Ismael Cabrera.
Erica Before Gastric Sleeve
- Surgery Date: February 2015
- Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Ismael Cabrera
- Surgery Type: Gastric Sleeve Surgery
“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 :-)”
Weight Loss Timeline:
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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. Success for individuals will depend on many factors including, activity levels, surgery type, diet (especially initial postoperative diet), supplementation and more.
- 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.
“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?”