By The Numbers: Orbera® Gastric Balloon
The average person loses 3x more weight than diet & exercise alone.
Orbera is a minimally invasive weight loss solution to help your patients lose 20-50 pounds.
Looking for the Orbera Balloon Atlanta?
The Orbera® Gastric Balloon is non-surgical approach to weight loss that is offered right here at BMI Surgical Institute in Atlanta.
This is a bariatric weight loss procedure that uses a gastric stomach balloon made from soft silicone that occupies space within the patients stomach.
Because there is less stomach space available with the balloon in place, patients are able to adapt to healthier food portion sizes which leads to weight loss.
Bariatric & Weight Loss Surgery Options
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LAPAROSCOPIC SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY (LSG)
LAPAROSCOPIC ADJUSTABLE GASTRIC BAND (LAGB)
LAPAROSCOPIC MINI GASTRIC BYPASS (OAGB)
ENDOSCOPIC SLEEVE GASTROPLASTY (ESG)
LAPAROSCOPIC DUODENAL SWITCH (LDS)
APOLLO BARIATRIC TREATMENT
REVISION BARIATRIC SURGERY
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Weight Loss Surgery Atlanta:
BMI Surgical Institute
Our innovative and compassionate team of physicians, practitioners and support staff all operate with one common goal:
Helping you achieve the best version of you, possible!
BMI Surgical Institute is a practice devoted to providing today’s most advanced procedures and comprehensive care that supports the optimal health of every patient. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, our team is here for any surgical and non-surgical needs you may have!
Orbera® Balloon: Right for Who?
The BMI Surgical Institute Orbera® Balloon in Atlanta, aids in facilitating weight loss by taking up space in a person’s stomach, so they eat less.
During treatment, a person will receive professional nutrition and exercise support to help them create and maintain the lifestyle changes that support healthy weight loss.
The Orbera® Balloon supports changing eating habits and keeping weight loss achieved, for a long period of time.
How is Orbera® Balloon Performed?
The Orbera® balloon at BMI Surgical Institute in Atlanta, is a non-surgical procedure performed while a person is are under a mild sedative.
A thin, deflated Orbera® balloon is placed into the stomach where it is then filled with saline solution until it’s about the size of a grapefruit.
The Orbera® Balloon procedure typically takes about 20 to 30 minutes, qualifying it as a same day surgical procedure at BMI Surgical Institute.
Results: What is the Orbera® Gastric Balloon Timeline?
Orbera is a twelve month journey, and getting the most out of this system means having team devoted to your success.
If Orbera is right for you, our group helps you use it to change your eating behaviors, and sustain that progress for long after the balloon is removed.
Orbera can help you lose three times the weight of diet and exercise.
But, the real results happen when you understand it’s not a shortcut, that it’s a tool for learning how to take control.
How Orbera® Works:
A deflated balloon is inserted into your stomach and then it is filled to the size of a grapefruit. The entire process takes 20 minutes and most people go home just hours later.
The Orbera® weight loss is typically seen with the majority of weight loss typically occurring in the first three months.
The adjustments to specific eating habits and continued efforts to stay active will greatly influence every patient’s results.
During the six months where the Orbera® balloon is inside the stomach is when patients see the most drastic weight loss.
What are the Benefits of Orbera® Balloon?
Orbera® is an outpatient procedure. There are no incisions involved with this procedure and the placement of the balloon is temporary. Enjoy an affordable procedure that occurs within 20 minutes by our expert surgical team at BMI Surgical Institute!
Orbera Balloon FAQ's
Is it possible to maintain weight loss after Orbera®?
Yes. After the Orbera® balloon is removed out, the goal is to have patients become accustomed to healthy habits.
What are the risks of Orbera® Balloon?
Side effects that may result from the use of the Orbera® balloon include risks associated with endoscopic procedures and the ability to accept a foreign object placed in the stomach.
Other possible side effects include:
1) Partial or bowel blockage
2) Little or no weight loss
3) Adverse health consequences resulting from weight loss
4) Stomach pain
5) Continuing nausea and vomiting
6) abdominal or back pain
7) Acid reflux
8) Influence on food digestion
9) Blockage of food going to the stomach
10) Bacterial growth in the fluid filling the balloon which can lead to infection
11) Injury to the lining of the digestive tract, stomach or esophagus, and balloon deflation.
Am I A Candidate for Orbera® Balloon?
If you are an adult suffering from obesity with a BMI higher than 30, and in search of a non-surgical treatment option, then schedule a consultation with BMI Surgical Institute today!