ORBERA | WEIGHT LOSS TREATMENT | WEIGHT LOSS BALLOON
Orbera is a weight loss treatment that helps individuals feel fuller sooner, so they eat less. The procedure involves a removable gastric balloon. The non-surgical, non-permanent weight loss balloon is an ideal alternative to invasive, irreversible solutions like a gastric sleeve or gastric bypass.
Learn more about Orbera and find out if the world’s most popular gastric balloon is right for you.
BARIATRIC SURGERY: THE GASTRIC BYPASS OR GASTRIC SLEEVE
Traditional weight loss procedures include the gastric bypass or gastric sleeve. These procedures surgically alter the stomach or intestines to make the stomach smaller. The smaller stomach can only hold a small amount of food. This forces the individual to eat less, hopefully resulting in weight loss.
Gastric bypasses and gastric sleeves are invasive surgeries. They require a surgeon, anesthesia, and lengthy recovery time. Bariatric surgeries are non-reversible. Once the procedure is performed, it cannot be reversed. Unfortunately, this often leads to long-term health issues related to malnutrition. Because bariatric surgery is so invasive and can lead to lifelong health effects, these weight loss surgeries are recommended as a last resort for severely obese individuals.
ORBERA GASTRIC BALLOON
Orbera is an excellent alternative to bariatric surgery. The balloon decreases the size of the stomach to help individuals feel fuller sooner. This allows them to reduce the amount they eat and develop healthy habits to maintain their weight loss.
Orbera does not require surgery. It is an easy, outpatient procedure. There are no scars, no anesthesia, and no downtime. The process takes 30-minutes to complete.
The Orbera balloon is placed in the stomach with an endoscope. A local sedative ensures patient comfort while the balloon is being placed. Once the balloon is positioned in the stomach, it is inflated using saline. Taking up most of the space in your stomach, it takes much less food for you to feel full. This will help with your weight loss journey. 1 As with any weight loss treatment, individual experiences may vary. *
LEARNING NEW HABITS
While Orbera is in your stomach, your support team from Body Morph MD works with you to develop healthy habits. These lifestyle changes help you to maintain your weight loss. After your balloon is removed, you’ll continue to work with your support team to cement your new lifestyle.
ORBERA NEAR ME
If you need help losing weight without invasive bariatric surgery, Orbera may be right for you. Find out by scheduling a consultation with Body Morph MD. Body Morph is a leading weight loss and body contouring center located in Yonkers, serving the communities of Greenwich and Westchester. Get started with Body Morph MD by contacting them online or calling (914) 953-2955.
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Results may vary. Orbera is intended to aid in weight loss and is not a replacement for diet and exercise. Serious side effects are possible. Results are not guaranteed.