What are the requirements for weight loss surgery eligibility?
- Previous attempts at weight loss have not been successful long-term.
- No medical or psychological conditions are present that would make surgery too risky.
- The patient is motivated and willing to undergo surgery and a complete lifestyle change.
- BMI is 40 or above, or BMI is 35 or above with the presence of a serious complication of obesity, like diabetes, sleep apnea, or hypertension.