Weight Loss Surgery Q&A
Here are frequently asked questions regarding weight loss surgery. If you still have questions, please feel free to contact us or fill the form below. We will try to provide your more information as soon as possible.
Your BMI must be at least 33 and you have at least one obesity-related medical condition.
At the first stage, you should eat liquid food, such as clear soup or broth. After about a week of liquid food, you can begin to eat pureed food. In a few weeks after, you can start eating soft food. Then you can gradually return to eat normal food focusing on protein.
However, you should follow the guidance of your surgeon or your dietitian.
Our surgeons perform gastric sleeve operation laparoscopically. It is done by inserting small instruments through around 5 small incisions in the upper abdomen.
Yes, you can get pregnant after weight loss surgery. The appropriate time is until your weight stabilizes — typically 1-2 years after the surgery.
Generally, it’s safe to start a soft exercise, such as walking and light weight training in the first few days after a weight loss surgery. The important thing is that you have to avoid heavy lifting in excess of 2 kg for the first month after surgery.
Normally, you can start driving a car in a few days after your weight loss surgery operation.
Many patients use Early Super release to fund weight loss surgery. We are happy to help you with the process.