Obalon is the first and only swallowable balloon system for weight loss. It is a 3-balloon system that provides a non-surgical solution for weight loss. Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates in Dallas and Dr. Sachin Kukreja bring a wealth of experience in helping patient looking for this adjunct solution that works to mitigate diet and behavior modification programs. Dr. Kukreja was one of the first adopter of this new technology in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and remains one of the highest volume users of the system. The Obalon Balloon works by taking up space in the stomach so that the person consumes less food, thereby facilitating weight loss.
Who Needs Obalon Weight Loss Procedure?
Obalon Weight Loss Procedure is recommended for people with a BMI between 30 and 40 kg/m2, who are looking to lose weight after failing to do so by way of exercise and diet. The system must be removed after 6 months, after which the patient is required to continue with a personalized diet and exercise plan.
Why Consider Obalon Weight Loss Procedure?
Obalon weight loss procedure has a number of benefits that include but are not limited to:
- Long-term results. It has been shown that 89 percent of patients maintain their weight loss for at least six months after removal
- FDA approved
- Non-surgical procedure
- Twice the results compared to diet and exercise alone
- Quick procedure that takes about 10-15 minutes in the office
- No anesthesia required
- Fully reversible
- Proven safety profile with less than 1 percent of reported adverse events
Want to Lose Weight the Easy Way? Speak with Us!
If you are looking to lose weight loss and get enduring results, the obalon weight loss procedure may be just what you need. Dr. Kukreja is an expert in this technology and has patients featured in the news to highlight their successes. To learn more about the obalon weight loss procedure, book an appointment with Dr. Kukreja at Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates.