Is ORBERA® right for me?

While ORBERA® does not require surgery, any medical procedure requires careful thought and consideration. To qualify for ORBERA™: Be an adult Body Mass index (BMI) of 30 to 40. Click Here to calculate your BMI. Be willing to participate in a medically supervised program. If your BMI is over 40, your surgeon may recommend Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass procedures.

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How do gastric balloons help people lose weight?

Once in place, the gastric balloon is filled with saline to partially fill the stomach so that they may consume smaller portions of food. Most weight is lost in the first three months, but because the gastric balloon stays in for six months, you will learn the right amount of food to eat to maintain your new weight long term.

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Are gastric balloons safe?

Gastric balloons have been used in the management of obesity for over 20 years. Over this time they have evolved in shape, size, and design resulting in a modern, durable product, which is now well established as a safe weight loss procedure. Over 220,000 ORBERA® balloons have been placed worldwide.

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What is a gastric balloon?

A gastric balloon is a non-surgical and short-term (temporary) weight loss device. A smooth, soft saline-filled balloon (about the size of an grapefruit) is placed in your stomach, allowing you to control your portion sizes by filling space in your stomach. By following professional health and wellness advice, you can adopt good healthy eating habits and change your lifestyle so you can lose weight quickly and keep it off long term.

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What happens if the ORBERA® balloon leaks or deflates in the stomach?

ORBERA® has been used in over 220,000 cases and reviewed in over 230 published global clinical papers, and a balloon deflation or leak is a very rare event. However, if the balloon should spontaneously deflate, you may no longer feel full after eating. If you suspect this may be the case, notify your Specialist immediately. A simple abdominal x-ray can determine whether either has occurred. If it has, your Specialist will arrange to remove the deflated balloon.

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How much weight can I lose with ORBERA® balloon?

It is important for you to understand that the balloon is a tool to aid weight loss and must be used in conjunction with diet, exercise, and a behavior modification program. The amount of weight you lose and maintain will depend on how closely you follow your diet and adopt long-term lifestyle changes. The ORBERA® clinical study has shown that weight loss varies from person to person. On average, patients lost 3.1x the weight of those that were on a diet and exercise program alone. In the US clinical study patients lost an average of 33 lbs.* *Results are from individual customer testimonials and your results may vary.   [...]

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