Weight loss surgery is not a quick fix. It's an ongoing journey toward transforming your health through lifestyle changes. After surgery, you will feel satisfied with less food. Positive changes in your body, your weight, and your health will occur if you maintain the diet and exercise routines recommended by your surgical weight loss program.
In general, candidates for weight loss surgery:
To qualify for bariatric surgery, you will have a series of tests with a bariatric surgeon and will meet with a nutritionist, psychologist, and other support staff members. Each healthcare professional will help you prepare for the changes and challenges that lie ahead.
If you are interested in bariatric surgery, we suggest that you: