Frequently Asked Questions
Obesity is calculated by Body Mass Index.
Body Mass Index = Weight / Height x Height
|40-50||Morbid Obese||Very High Risk|
|Above 50||Super Morbid Obese||Extremely High Risk|
For example, a 1.60m (160cm) tall person is;
- in Normal Weight category if weighs 49-64kg
- in Overweight category if weighs 65-77kg
- in Obesity category if weighs 78-102kg
- in Morbid Obesity category if weighs 103-127kg
- in Super Morbid Obesity category if weighs 128-153kg
- in Super Super Morbid Obesity category if weighs more than 154kg.
If you are between 18-65 years old, your BMI is above 40kg/m2 or your BMI is between 35-40kg/m2 and have obesity related comorbidities (diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea...etc.), you haven't been able to lose weight with diet and exercise, you are suitable for obesity surgery.