Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson Seriously Considering Weight-Loss Surgery, WHY?

Alana, aka Honey Boo Boo, plans to undergo weight-loss surgery to live a healthier life.

Planning late August for her surgery after her 17th birthday

Alum will receive a suture sculpt endoscopic sleeve from doctor Steven Batash

Alum weight-loss surgery will cost her approximately $13,000

The TLC star Alana Thompson reportedly weighs 275 pounds wants to slim down to 150.

After trying numerous diets and exercise, Thompson didn’t receive the results and is worried that her weight is genetic.

She believes weight-loss surgery is the solution to reaching her fitness goals.

Thompson will be getting the procedure with her boyfriend, Dralin Carswell, who shares similar weight-loss goals and wanted to go through the experience together.