On average, you will lose 30% to 70% of the excess weight and achieve your ideal weight for your height. The weight loss process is, of course, gradual. Generally, you will lose two-thirds of your weight within six months to a year after the surgery. To lose the rest of your excess weight, you are to follow the doctor’s instructions strictly. The weight loss timeline after gastric sleeve surgery looks like below:
✓ You will lose 33% of the excess weight in 3 months
✓ You will lose about 50% of the excess weight in 6 months
✓ You will lose up to 70% of the excess weight in 12 months
Most patients will stop losing weight in a year or two. By maintaining a healthy diet and exercise routine, you can continue losing more weight.