Your weight at each stage of your journey depends on several factors, such as surgeon’s skills, starting weight, diet, lifestyle, age, race, and health-related issues. However, here is an average sleeve Weight Loss Timeline at 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, and 24 months milestones:
You will follow the post-op diet and gradually transition from liquid to solid food. As a result, you can expect a quick surge in your weight loss in the first 3 months following surgery. You could lose an average of 25-35%* excess weight – between 30 and 40 pounds.
At this stage of your journey, your weight loss continues but at a lower pace. In 6 months after the surgery, you will lose an average of 45-55%* of your body excess weight – an average of one to two pounds per week.
You should be getting close to your goal weight in one year after sleeve surgery, of course not everyone loses all the excess weight in this stage. You will lose an average of 65-70%* of your body excess weight.
Expect your weight loss to level off in 1.5 years after undergoing the sleeve procedure. In general, you can expect to lose 70-80%* or more of your body excess weight in 18 months.