Input your weight and height to check if you’re the right candidate for weight loss surgery.
Am I the right candidate?
Finding if you are the right candidate can be tough. There are plenty of things to consider. A study is required to find if bariatric surgery is the right choice for you. In the end, you must be 100% certain that it is the best option for you. If you would like to know more about this surgery, simply let us know. Our experts can work with you and arrange all that is required. We will ensure that all help is available to you to make the changes required for surgery and for your change of lifestyle.2. What criteria must be considered?
If the following criteria are met, you will be considered:
Is weight loss surgery right for everyone?
The short answer is no. Surgery is not a solution for everyone. We only determine whether you as a patient is the right candidate for surgery after a thorough evaluation and discussion of your condition with experts and with you. As a patient you must be committed to make the lifestyle changes needed for a successful surgery and life-long health maintenance of the results obtained.
How much weight will I lose? Will I obtain quick results?
The amount of weight you lose and how fast you lose the extra pounds depend on which weight loss surgery you are undergoing. Patients undergoing gastric banding lose weight slower than those who had gastric bypass. About 65-75% of excess weight will be lost in the first year after gastric bypass. In case of Sleeve Gastrectomy, 60-70% of weight will be lost.
The amount of weight loss depends on age, gender, ability to adapt to lifestyle changes and your BMI before surgery.