Your Body Mass Index (BMI) plays an important role in determining if you are eligible for weight loss surgery. The American Society of Bariatric Surgeons have provided a guideline that Dr. Choi explains in this video.
What Is BMI and Its Significance to Weight Loss Surgery?
What is BMI? BMI is called your body mass index which calculates your body fat to your height and weight. The minimum amount of BMI for you to have weight loss surgery by the American Society of bariatric surgeons is 29 to 30.