Is weight loss surgery right for me?

Is weight loss surgery right for me?

Many of us have asked ourselves this question. So, weight loss surgery may be appropriate for you: If you have struggled with your excess weight and have gone through a process of Yo-Yo dieting with extended periods of weight loss and gain. If so, you are not alone. Evidence has shown that up to 95% of diets fail, with people regaining their lost weight again shortly after losing it. *

Successful weight loss surgery can improve your self-esteem. It can enable you to find an improved level of confidence, positive feelings and control over a life that may have been an issue with being overweight for a long time.

Long term effects of any gastric surgery are reliant on a patient making the necessary changes to lifestyle, particularly in relation to diet and exercise.

*Mann T, Tomiyama A, Westling E et al. Medicare’s search for effective obesity treatments: diets are not the answer. Am Psychol 2007;62(3)220-233

In order to be eligible you must:
  • Be over the age of 18
  • Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 35 to 39 with obesity related health problems previously described.
  • Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or above, with or without obesity related health problems previously described.
Ideally have:
  • Demonstrate full commitment to achieving control of your weight.
  • A genuine desire to overcome your obesity problems and
  • An informed knowledge about both the benefits and the risks of weight loss surgery
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