Who is eligible for weight loss surgery

Who is eligible for weight loss surgery?

Who is eligible for Weight loss surgery?

Before opting for weight loss, you need to make sure whether you are eligible for weight loss surgery or not. You should always consult the Surgeon before making any decision of your own.
Bariatric or Weight loss surgeon will make that choice for you based on your reports and weight.

BMI range to opt for weight loss surgery

Your surgeon or consultant will qualify you for bariatric or weight loss surgery if your BMI is between the range of 35-40. And also if you are suffering from any of the issues with your health along with that:

  • High blood pressure
  • High LDL level
  • Coronary Heart disease
  • At the Risk of Stroke
  • Gall bladder disease
  • Type 2 disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Joint pain due to obesity
  • Sleep apnea and breathing problems

Choosing weight loss surgery

Choosing weight loss surgery is the decision made by your consultant or bariatric surgeon for you. Weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery is usually the last option to be made for an obese patient and especially when the patient is also suffering from so many other health issues as well.
Your consultant will prepare you for weight loss surgery by guiding you about the procedure. You also need to mentally prepare yourself for the weight loss surgery, and your bariatric surgeon will help you with that preparation.
Before going for the surgery, your consultant will guide you about the possible advantages and disadvantages of weight loss surgery. So you have to keep in mind the possible risks of weight loss surgery, but you should also remember the benefits of weight loss surgery and how it can prevent you from so many diseases.

The right type of weight loss surgery for you

After qualifying for the weight loss surgery, the major question is which type of weight loss surgery is right for you. There are three main types of weight loss surgery.
So your consultant will choose one out of them that will suit you.