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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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