1000Lb. Sisters fans tend to really gravitate towards Dr. Eric Smith. The doctor is kind friendly and takes a firm hand with his patients when he needs to — especially Tammy Slaton.
But the interesting thing about bariatric surgery is that theres quite a lot going on behind the scenes that fans never get to see. Keep reading to learn more about the fancy tools Dr. Smith might use during a procedure.
1000Lb. Sisters star Dr. Smith takes fans behind the scenes When 1000Lb. Sisters fans last saw Dr. Smith he was trying to coax Tammy into going back to rehab. Thankfully his pep talk worked. Tammy checked herself into rehab at the end of Season 3. According to the rumor mill shes made incredible progress during her time there. Tammy even reportedly qualified for bariatric surgery which was allegedly supposed to take place at the end of July. If all this actually happened Dr. Smith probably played an important role in the procedure. And now the 1000Lb. Sisters star is happy to give fans a sneak peek of the tools he uses during surgery.
Lets talk about robotic surgery Dr. Smith began his Instagram post. It might look like Im playing a video game here but really Im performing minimally invasive lifechanging bariatric surgery. Robotic surgery gives surgeons like myself better vision more precision and full wristed motion beyond the human hand in comparison to traditional laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Smith went on to detail all the ways robotic procedures can actually help patients including a faster recovery time and less postop pain. Its not currently known if he used these techniques to perform Tammys surgery. Hopefully 1000Lb. Sisters will come back for another season and fans will get more answers then.
Tammy Slaton has publically admitted she isnt allowed to give fans updates on her weight loss journey because of her contact with TLC. So this leads many fans to believe that 1000Lb. Sisters is indeed coming back for a fourth season. On top of that TLC will have no shortage of content to work with. On top of Tammys stay in rehab Amy Halterman just had a baby. Fans definitely want to see baby Glenn make an onscreen appearance. But for now TLC isnt making any official announcements about the shows future. Fans are eagerly awaiting news about the fate of 1000Lb. Sisters. If youre excited to keep up with Tammy Slaton and Amy Halterman follow TV Shows Ace online and stay tuned for the latest news and updates. Theres never any shortage of news to share about the sisters so stay tuned for more stories like this one.