Gastric Balloon

Introducing the ORBERA™ Gastric Balloon

Find out if this new non-surgical weight loss procedure is right for you.

If you have tried and failed to lose weight through diet, exercise or other conservative methods, the ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon may be your key to successful weight loss. This soft silicone balloon is designed to help obese patients (with a Body Mass Index of 30 to 40) in losing and maintaining weight. The balloon is inserted into the stomach using a non-surgical weight loss procedure, then filled with salt water (saline). This takes up space in the stomach, which helps you to eat smaller portions of food.

The balloon is part of the ORBERA™ Managed Weight Loss System – a comprehensive program that has been proven effective for hundreds of thousands of patients worldwide. After a period of six months, the balloon is removed from the stomach – while the patient continues to receive coaching in nutrition and lifestyle changes to maintain their weight loss long-term.*

Benefits of ORBERA™ Gastric Balloon

  • The average patient loses three times more weight than through diet and exercise alone.*
  • Weight loss usually occurs quickly, with patients losing the most weight in the first three months.*
  • It’s an incision-less, non-surgical weight loss procedure whereby the balloon is placed into the stomach through the mouth, with the patient under light sedation.
  • The procedure usually takes only 20 - 30 minutes, and patients may return home the same day.
  • You get customized support provided by a team of weight loss and healthcare experts.
  • It’s been proven safe and effective for weight loss with more than 220,000 patients.*
  • The ORBERA™ weight loss system is focused on developing sustainable, healthy habits that will help you keep the weight off over time.*

Get Started Today

To learn more about the ORBERA™ Gastric Balloon and whether it’s right for you, schedule a personal consultation today using the form provided, or call 337-233-9900 to request an appointment.

*Disclaimer: Individual results may vary from person to person.
  


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