Before & after gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico

Nashville Star Winner Melissa Lawson's Journey

Melissa Lawson, winner of the Nashville Star show, shares her weight loss surgery journey.

Melissa Sings What If It All Goes Right

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Melissa Sings United We Stand

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Melissa Lawson Sings Ready To Stand

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Melissa Lawson Talks About Her Vsg

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Melissa Lawson: Gastric Sleeve 10 Weeks Out

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Trip To Dr. Alvarez (Melissa Lawson)

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Melissa’s Journey: 1 Week Post-Op Gastric Sleeve (Vsg)

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Melissa’s Journey: Arriving Home

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Melissa’s Journey: Morning After Surgery

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28 July

How Much Weight Can You Lose with Gastric Sleeve?

As an internationally recognized bariatric surgeon, my primary concern is to help my patients lead long, healthy, happy lives. However, I understand that for many of my patients, the first question is how much weight they can expect to lose through gastric sleeve. Looking better and feeling better usually go...

21 July

How Does Gastric Sleeve Compare to Other Bariatric Surgeries?

Obese patients who solemnly decide to seek bariatric surgery often do not realize they have another big choice to make: namely, which surgery to get. Gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric band are all popular weight loss surgeries. While I, Dr. Guillermo Alvarez, specialize in gastric sleeve surgery, I feel...

14 July

5 (Kinda Weird) Side Effects of Gastric Sleeve Surgery

There are many things surgeons can tell patients definitely will happen after gastric sleeve. You’ll have some degree of pain, usually on the “mild discomfort” side, but honestly, it could edge into “ouch” territory for a short while. Then there’s the shock at how quickly we get you up and...

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