Obalon Weight Loss System Treatment at San Diego Body Contouring
For those patients who would like assistance in their weight loss efforts Dr. Sarosy is one of the first Doctors in Southern California now offering the Obalon weight loss system. The Obalon Balloon System is a swallowable FDA-approved, non-surgical treatment option for weight loss designed to help you reduce your hunger and eat less.
What is Obalon Balloon System?
The challenge many face with weight loss has gotten much easier with the new Obalon Balloon System. Have you been having difficulty losing weight through regular exercise and a moderate diet? If you need weight loss assistance, then the Obalon Balloon System is the first swallowable intragastric balloon system created to provide temporary support to enable weight loss for adults who are struggling with health and body image issues related to obesity. The Obalon Balloon System is a brilliant yet simple technique by taking up space in your stomach, so you eat less food. The Obalon Balloon System is based on a system utilizing a folded balloon that is placed inside an ingestible capsule. The treatment is both nonsurgical and fully-reversible, and in addition, you don’t even need anesthesia or sedation. When the balloon arrives in your stomach, a temporary microcatheter is used to inflate the balloon, which results in a strong, lightweight, and inflated balloon in your stomach, following a quick, ten-minute procedure.
What are the Benefits of Obalon Balloon System?
The Obalon Balloon System facilitates weight loss in adults, and this non-surgical treatment typically consists of 3 lightweight balloons, placed gradually over 3 months, whose primary purpose is to occupy space in your stomach. In a comprehensive clinical study of the procedure’s effectiveness, the Obalon Balloon System was shown to help adults experience significant weight loss, and when used with a diet and exercise program patients lost on average from 15 pounds to 50 pounds, and the weight stayed off, as an average of nearly 90% of the total weight loss was maintained for over a year. During your treatment, you will receive professional nutrition and exercise support to help make the necessary lifestyle changes that will facilitate your weight loss, as the Obalon Balloon System provides support to help you change your eating habits and keep the weight off for good.
Who is a Candidate for Obalon Balloon System?
Obalon Balloon System can assist with your weight loss efforts, but it’s important to note that your weight loss success ultimately depends on your readiness to develop new lifestyle skills as an adjunct to a moderate intensity diet and behavior modification program. To be a candidate for the Obalon Balloon System, you must be suffering from obesity, and have a body mass index (BMI) from 30 to 40 kg/m2 and are 22 years or older. The degree of your long-term weight loss success will ultimately depend on your ability to modify your lifestyle and maintain this behavior after the balloons are removed. It is important that you discuss your willingness to accept this commitment before undergoing the Obalon Balloon System.