LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 2008:  An anonymous woman, 44, nearly 2 years after she had a gastric band fitted to help her lose weight. The scars on her stomach are from the operation. She originally weighed nearly 20 stone (126kg) and was severely obese. Since then she she has lost three stone (19kg) but is still obese. She needs to lose a further 4 stone (25kg) to be a healthy weight. (Photo by Tina Stallard/Getty Images)