10 Questions About Weight-Loss SurgeryHere are 10 common questions that HealthCentral visitors have asked about weight-loss surgery, and my answers to those questions.
1. Qualifying for weight-loss surgery
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Q: Sam asks: What is the age limit for the gastric bypass?
A: A team of health professionals - usually including a doctor, dietitian, psychologist and surgeon - will evaluate whether gastric bypass surgery is appropriate for you. Although there's no specific age limit for gastric bypass surgery, the risks increase if you're over age 65. The surgery remains controversial in people under age 18.