“Real Housewives of New Jersey” actress Lauren Manzo had opted to undergo plastic surgery to reduce her weight. The former overweight reality star had admitted to going through a lap band surgery procedure in her desperate effort to shed off the excess weight. Fortunately, the operation was successful and she was able to lose 30 pounds because of it. According to her, depression had led her to finally go for plastic surgery
Below are photos of Lauren before and after the lap band surgery. From 185 pounds, her weight went down to 155 pounds. Before finally deciding to go through plastic surgery, Lauren had tried traditional means of losing weight. She desperate attempted diet and exercise, but it did not work for her.
Before Lauren, her father also underwent lap band surgery and successfully lost 100 pounds. The brunette claims that she is happier now that some of her excess weight is gone. She is also getting closer to her target weight which is 120 pounds.