Bariatric Fashion Show reveals weight loss transformations

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A fashion show was put on Monday to display the transformation of patients who underwent what they describe as life-changing surgery.

A dozen people walked the red carpet at Jacobi Medical Center and revealed their transformations at the hospital's Bariatric Fashion Show.

The participants of the show were all patients who underwent bariatric surgery, a type medical procedure that encourages weight loss and is given to patients who are obese.

The procedure is only performed on an as-needed basis.

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