MOST POPULAR WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY
Sleeve gastrectomy involves removal of ~80% of the stomach which results in ~70% excess body weight loss over the course of one year
How much weight can be lost after sleeve gastrectomy?
Patients lose approximately 70% of their excess body weight.
How do you qualify for the sleeve gastrectomy?
Mainly depends on body mass index (BMI)
BMI> 40 without a medical condition or >35 with an obesity related medical condition will qualify you for surgery
Beyond this it is mainly dependent on your insurance which usually requires a supervised diet program and evaluation by a psychologist.