Book in at the Allurion Balloon Clinic in Manchester
Lose 10 – 15% on Average
Our Allurion Balloon Clinic in Manchester ensures patients in the region have access to expert facilities and care. The swallowable gastric balloon from Allurion is considered a state-of-the-art weight loss device. Described as elegant by our GMC registered Consultant Dr John Mason, the Allurion Balloon is designed to be swallowed by a patient and passed naturally at around the 16 week mark. Patients can typically expect to lose between 10 – 15% on average with the Allurion Gastric Balloon. The procedure itself is simple and lasts around 20 – 30 minutes.
The Allurion Balloon Clinic in Manchester
Our Manchester Clinic is based in Stockport and was handpicked by Allure Weightloss for its reputation as an upstanding facility dedicated to ensuring high standards for staff and patients alike. Dr John Mason is our GMC registered Consultant for the Allurion Balloon Clinic in Manchester and was selected by Allure for his experience and expertise. Dr Mason is a Gastroenterologist with a special interest in endoscopy.
How Does the Allurion Balloon Work?
The Allurion Balloon, also known as the swallowable gastric balloon, is well-known as an elegant, and beautifully simple device. Designed to last in the stomach for up to 16 weeks and then deflate and pass naturally, the Allurion Balloon is popular because it doesn’t require an endoscopy or any permanent alterations to the stomach. The quick 20-minute procedure will be followed by a two-hour honeymoon period before three days of uncomfortable symptoms kick in, after which the patient will be able to take a break from hunger and work with our HCPC registered Dietitian to reframe the way they approach food.
Book Your Allurion Gastric Balloon Procedure in Manchester Today
Starting your journey is as simple as speaking with the specialists. Call 0345 512 0094 now or fill out our enquiry form bellow to ask about the Allurion Balloon Clinic in Manchester. All gastric balloon programmes with Allure are completed by celebrated aftercare.
Frequently Asked Questions
A gastric balloon is a non-surgical and short-term (temporary) weight loss device. A smooth, soft saline-filled balloon (about the size of an grapefruit) is placed in your stomach, allowing you to control your portion sizes by filling space in your stomach. By following professional health and wellness advice, you can adopt good healthy eating habits and change your lifestyle so you can lose weight quickly and keep it off long term.
Gastric balloons have been used in the management of obesity for over 20 years. Over this time they have evolved in shape, size, and design resulting in a modern, durable product, which is now well established as a safe weight loss procedure. Over 277,000 ORBERA® balloons have been placed worldwide.
Once in place, the gastric balloon is filled with saline to partially fill the stomach so that they may consume smaller portions of food. Most weight is lost in the first three months, but because the gastric balloon stays in for six months, you will learn the right amount of food to eat to maintain your new weight long term.
It is very likely that the presence of the balloon in the stomach will cause nausea or vomiting after placement. In some patients it may last one to two weeks. Your HCP may prescribe medication to help minimize these potential effects. Patients will need to immediately contact their physician for any severe or unusual symptoms.
The most widely used measurement for obesity. The BMI approximates body mass using a mathematical ratio of weight and height [(weight in kg ÷ height in meters) or (weight in pounds ÷ height in inches x 703)]. A BMI of 30 or more is regarded by most health agencies as the threshold for obesity. A BMI of 40 or more generally qualifies as morbid obesity. However, note that BMI measurements in body-builders and athletes may not be accurate determinants of obesity because the BMI does not distinguish between muscle and fat.