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How Much is a Gastric Balloon?

Losing weight is a long term process. It is a matter of changing your life and habits, rather than just eating less. Deciding to lose weight is a commitment of your time and effort. For increasing numbers of people, it is also a commitment of their money. The diet industry is a growing industry, and many would-be dieters spend lots of money on all sorts of diet plans. Compared to many other weight loss plans and diets, a Gastric Balloon is a cost effective solution to maximise your weight loss journey.

What is a Gastric Balloon?

A gastric balloon procedure suppresses your appetite by temporarily taking up space in your stomach and reducing the production of ghrelin, the hunger hormone.

On average, our patients will lose 10-15% of their body weight, with the help of our dietitian’s lifestyle and diet advice. The gastric balloon is a weight loss tool that helps you make changes to your lifestyle allowing you to lose weight quickly and effectively.

Who Needs a Gastric Balloon?

Gastric Balloons are not for everyone. They are for people who are overweight, and have struggled to lose weight before. A minimum BMI of 30 is required to be eligible for a Gastric Balloon. As they are long lasting, they are for people who might need to take longer to lose weight. A gastric balloon is for people who need the help to start changing their lifestyle that a balloon can bring.

What is the Cost of a Gastric Balloon?

There are different types of Gastric Balloons, depending on the length of time that the balloon has to last.

The BiB Balloon lasts for 6 months. This costs £4295. Overall, this works out at just over £700 a month.

Finally, the Orbera 365 lasts a whole year. It costs £4495 overall. This is around £375 a month as an average.

What is Included in the Price?

Each of our gastric balloon packages includes a range of features and help – not just the cost of the balloon.

They all include:

·        The Gastric Balloon, and the cost of the procedure to fit it.

·        A set of smart scales, and an app to go with it.

·        Bariatric nurse support.

·        A series of bespoke dietitian sessions

·        A weight management app to help maintain your weight loss journey.

·        Medication

The BiB program comes with 6 months aftercare.

The Orbera 365 programme comes with 12 months of aftercare.

Allure Weight Loss

We are nationwide experts in helping people like you lose weight through gastric balloon technology. We understand that losing weight is a journey, not a destination. Because of that, we focus our efforts on helping you lose weight safely and in a way that sticks.

To learn more about how much a gastric balloon costs, or to discuss the payment and financing options that we offer, get in touch today.