How Much Will Skin Removal Surgery Cost 1000-Lb Sisters Star Tammy?
1000-Lb Sisters star Tammy Slaton has made impressive strides in her weight loss journey while in rehab, which is great to see. Now, the next step for her is to undergo skin removal surgery, but it’s a costly procedure. So, are there plans for TLC to step in and help her cover the cost of this surgery?
1000-Lb Sisters: Tammy Shed A Huge Amount Of Weight
1000-LB Sisters premiered on TLC earlier this year, and fans were surprised to see that the show’s star, Tammy Slaton, had lost a significant amount of weight. Some rumors floated around that the show might be canceled, which caused concern among fans. Actually, fans feared that 1000-LB Friends would replace Amy and Tammy’s show. Like Vanessa Cross from Best Friends, Tammy is looking into skin removal surgery, which can be quite costly. But can she afford it?
The 1000-Lb Sisters star lost 300 lbs during her stay at an Ohio rehabilitation center. There, she vowed to become addicted to losing weight. Actually, TLC fans were amazed when she refused to eat unhealthy food. Thrilled, people cheered her on. However, the news arrived that her next step, which is to remove excess skin will cost a truckload of piggy banks.
Can 1000-Lb Sisters Star Tammy Slaton Afford Skin Surgery?
According to an article by The Sun US, It could cost Tammy about $85K to cut away all of the loose skin. It’s not usual, because their expert explained that “If you lose around 100 pounds or more like Tammy has, then you wind up with extra skin.” One of the signs of extreme weight loss is that flap hanging under her chin.
Apparently, that flap of skin won’t just shrink and go away by itself. In fact, there is probably a lot of skin hanging on the body of the 1000-Lb Sisters star, that is currently hidden under her clothing. Dr. Richard Westreich told the outlet that skin is like “old clothing.” While some of it can shrink, the bulk of it will just hang on her just like the old super-sized clothing did.
Four Different Skin Surgeries
Apparently, there will be four places where the 1000-Lb Sisters will need to get the skin taken off. Each one comes with a price tag, and they include a “neck lift,” a “lower abdomen” procedure, removal of the flaps under the arms, and surgery on her legs. In total, she needs to find close to 100K. At the moment, it’s not clear if TLC will help her out with those costs.
What are your thoughts about Tammy needing so much money for skin removal surgery? Do you hope that TLC will reach out and assist with that money? Let us know in the comments below.
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