Frequently Asked Questions

Will I be sick a lot after the operation?

Patients after Sleeve Gastrectomies generally feel very well, however nausea and vomiting are side effects of having had a General Anaesthetic.

How long will it take to recover after surgery?
How much weight will I lose?
Does weight loss surgery require frequent office visits after surgery?
Will there be any restrictions regarding physical activity?
Will I need plastic surgery for the surplus skin when I have lost a lot of weight?
Will I feel hungry after surgery?
What about pregnancy?
Becoming pregnant can be easier as you lose weight. Your menstrual cycle may become more regular. If you need to eat more while you are pregnant, your dietary programme can be adjusted.
Will I need to take vitamin supplements?
What about other medication?
What if I go out to eat?
What about alcohol?
Can I eat anything in moderation?
Will I suffer from constipation?