The Orbera 365 in Wales
Discover the Orbera 365 in Wales with Allure Weightloss and our GMC registered Consultant Mr Michael Nutt. Lose 10 – 18% of your total body weight on average with this increasingly popular non-surgical medical weight loss device. With 20 + years of placements behind it, over 400,000 have been placed globally, making it the most popular intragastric balloon. Capable of staying in the stomach for up to 12 months, the Orbera 365 enables patients to maximise their potential.
Orbera 365 Clinic in Wales
The Allure Weightloss Orbera 365 Clinic in Wales is based at St Joseph’s in Newport. Our consultant, as mentioned, is Mr Nutt, an experienced surgeon and a truly talented pair of hands. Both the quality of the facilities and consultants come together in order to ensure our patients receive the highest levels of care possible.
How Does the Orbera 365 Work?
Alongside our HCPC registered Dietitians, the Orbera 365 helps patients change habits by occupying 60% of the stomach, delaying gastric emptying, and suppressing the hunger hormone ghrelin. This balloon is places via an endoscopy and you will need a light sedation for comfort. The procedure itself lasts around 20 minutes to half an hour, but you will need to stay for observation for a couple of hours. You will not be able to drive for 24 hours post-procedure.
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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.