Orbera Intragastric Balloon in Houston - Weight Loss Treatment
You’ve committed to making good choices about what you eat and how active you are, but haven’t seen the weight loss you’d like from your efforts. If this sounds like you, and you aren’t ready to commit to surgical procedures, Dr. Christopher Reilly offers an FDA-approved, non-surgical and effective weight loss treatment that helps patient shed around 30% of their excess weight.
West Houston Surgical Associates is a pioneer provider of the Orbera intragastric balloon for medical weight loss; Dr. Reilly was the first bariatric surgeon in the Houston area to offer this modern treatment for weight loss.
Reversible, Non-Invasive Medical Weight Loss
While it may sound too good to be true, the Orbera® intragastric weight loss balloon provides patients with a way to quickly lose weight in just a few months, without surgical treatment that involves altering the size of your stomach permanently. Orbera® has been available for 20 years, making it a tried-and-true method in aiding and expediting weight loss. This treatment is especially beneficial for patients who are already on-track with developing healthy habits, but need additional assistance in curbing overeating and creating the right idea of portion control.
Weight loss balloon treatment in Houston from Dr. Reilly provides patients with the following benefits:
No Surgery Required – Your weight loss balloon is placed in a simple out-patient endoscopic procedure. No incisions necessary!
Quick, Seasonal Weight Loss – If you’re getting ready to walk down the aisle, attend your class reunion, or surprise family members with a new you on the holidays, Orbera® produces weight loss results in as little as three months.
No Dangerous Medications or Fad Diets – Other treatments that promote quick weight loss can include taking harmful medications and don’t instill a sense of healthy habits that keep weight off after the program is complete. And while fad diets are easily convincing, they too are part of the yo-yo effect that frustrates patients looking for real results.
The Orbera® intragastric balloon is different; even though it causes weight loss in just the first three months. It promotes results over the course of six months total, helping to create feelings of fullness. This treatment allows patients to establish a diet routine that does not include oversized portions or overeating.
FDA Approved and Innovative Solutions to Losing Excess Weight
During placement of your weight loss balloon, you’ll be peacefully asleep for just five minutes in an endoscopy suite at our affiliated hospital; that’s all the time it takes to make sure that Orbera® has been successfully inserted. You can return home immediately after your treatment is complete. The balloon occupies space in your stomach, essentially creating less room without surgical removal of stomach size.
After your six month program is complete, Orbera® can help you support maintenance of results with an on-going program for health and wellness. If needed, the balloon can even be re-added and removed for an additional round of treatment, repeated as needed. This non-surgical weight loss treatment comes with a high rate of patient satisfaction with results soon after the procedure. It’s important to note that Orbera® encourages better weight loss results from healthy habits like eating right and staying active and so should always be used as an additional tool, instead of a healthy lifestyle replacement.
Ask Us about Cost and Treatment with the Orbera® Intragastric Balloon
Dr. Reilly welcomes patients from greater Houston, TX, as well as Sugarland and Katy, to experience the difference created by effective weight loss treatment – without surgery – through Orbera®. Contact our Houston clinic today for more information or if you need to schedule an appointment!