You should experience a significant loss of weight by 12 to 18 months. Gastric banding surgery patients typically lose around 100 pounds when they hit this milestone.
When do you start losing weight after gastric sleeve?
Most patients lose between 2-4 lbs (0.9-1.8kg) every week for about 6-12 months. This results in a monthly weight loss of about 8 to 16 pounds. More weight is lost in the first month than in any other month, mostly due to the way eating is structured in that month.
Why cant I lose weight after gastric sleeve?
Typically occurring after the three-week mark post-op, a gastric sleeve weight loss plateau is when the rapid weight loss slows down or stops altogether. Bariatric plateau is very normal, temporary and is generally caused by the bodys attempts at adjusting to a new diet and an alternative energy source.