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For 10 years, Crystal Brown struggled with losing weight.
She had a low energy level and did not like what she saw in the mirror.
She says that the “tough love” provided by Marianne, a physician assistant at Dr. Hamad’s office, was a driving force that helped her accomplish her goal.
“Anyone who wants to get this procedure must realize that this is not the easy way to lose weight. You have to be dedicated and disciplined,” advises Crystal.
Crystal has lost 75 pounds, and went from a size 18 to a size 4-6. She says that the last time she was this size, she was in junior high school.
Since having lap band surgery, Crystal now enjoys:
She says that now that she has a new body, she loves looking in the mirror.
When someone says, “Crystal, you got skinny,” she responds, “Thank you, that’s what I have been waiting to hear!”
Note: This patient's treatment and results may not be representative of all similar cases.