There are many different types of weight loss surgery that meet the different needs of people looking for surgical interventions for their weight
A nip and tuck here and there is not out of place in celebville. Whether it’s a mommy makeover or a health intervention weight loss surgery is growing in popularity.
Kim Kardashian’s post-baby liposuction
Snap-back culture is slowly being torn apart by women who refuse to participate in the maintenance of unrealistic expectations that a woman should ‘snap-back’ to her pre-baby weight and shape soon after giving birth.
Kim Kardashians weight during her pregnancy with her daughter North had tongues wagging. The star is known for her tiny waist and bounteous curves is said to have snapped-back with the help of a plastic surgeon and some liposuction.
Kanye West got lipo too
Women aren’t the only ones going under the knife; many men also get a nip and tuck here and there like Kim’s husband Kanye West.
Kanye shared his battle with opioid addiction after his liposuction surgery with TMZ Live, admitting he felt under pressure to lose weight quickly when he married Kim Kardashian.
Gabourey’s lap band surgery
Gabourey Sidibe blasted into stardom as Precious in the movie Precious. She was heavily criticised for her appearance and her weight. It was only after she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes that she decided to get a surgical intervention.
Gabourey told People Magazine that she had been working out with a trainer for a long time without seeing any results. After she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, she realised she had to take drastic action or deal with the consequences for the rest of her life.
What is lap band surgery?
According to Netcare hospital, lap band surgery or bariatric surgery is a serious medical procedure performed on obese patients or patients suffering from 2 or more weight-related illnesses.
Bariatric surgery can help patients lose up to 70% of their excess body weight in 12-18 months.
Cardi B’s mommy makeover
Cardi B isn’t the kind of celebrity to keep secrets from her fans. After her daughter was born, she not only shared that she had liposuction and breast augmentation but also how hard recovery was. She shared her journey and the struggles that came with it and vowed never to go under the knife again.
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