Weight-loss will vary from patient to patient, and the amount of weight you may lose will depends on several things. The band needs to be in the right position, and you need to be committed to your new lifestyle and changed eating habits. Obesity surgery on its own does not constitute a cure on its own.
Most of the achievable weight loss will take place in the first two years post surgery. The operation is considered successful when you lose two thirds or greater of your excess weight over this two year period. A reasonable weight loss expectation is to lose 1kg per week.
To achieve these gains you will also have to make the following changes:
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