Body mass index or BMI is a height to weight ratio used to calculate body fat. This calculation is often used to determine if an individual is eligible for weight loss surgery.
How to Calculate Body Mass Index:
- Enter your age.
- Select your sex.
- Enter your height.
- Enter your weight.
- Click “Calculate”
The best way to determine if you are eligible for weight loss surgery is to contact us. Your BMI score is a starting calculation for bariatric surgery eligibility, but isn’t the final marker. Other factors like history of weight loss efforts and co-morbid health conditions can also affect a person’s eligibility for weight loss surgery.