Gastric Balloon Surgery in Atlanta, GA
Gastric balloon surgery is one of many types of bariatric weight loss surgeries that are proven to help obese patients lose weight. At SurgiCare Arts & Aesthetics, Angelina Postoev, MD, FACS, a triple board-certified plastic surgeon, and Christopher Ibikunle, MD, FACS, offer gastric balloon surgery for men and women in Lawrenceville, Suwanee, Johns Creek, and the surrounding areas of Georgia.
What is Gastric Balloon Surgery?
Gastric balloon surgery is a procedure that involves placing a silicone balloon inside the patient’s stomach. The balloon is filled with saline and left in place for six months. The balloon makes the patient feel full sooner, and therefore, take in fewer calories.
What Are the Benefits of Gastric Balloon Surgery?
Although few studies have been conducted, practical experience indicates that gastric balloon surgery has secondary benefits to weight loss. Diabetes, hypertension, and other medical conditions have improved as a result of using gastric balloon surgery to lose weight.
What Should I Expect from My Gastric Balloon Surgery?
SurgiCare Arts & Aesthetics offers Obalon Balloon and Orbera Balloon gastric surgeries.
- Obalon Balloon gastric surgery involves using three balloons that are placed inside the stomach one at a time over the course of three months.
- Orbera Balloon gastric surgery involves a single balloon that remains in place for six months combined with ongoing coaching for up to one year.
How Long Do the Results Last?
Lifestyle changes are key to keeping the weight off after gastric balloon surgery. If you continue to eat right and exercise, you could maintain a healthy weight for the rest of your life!
Schedule Your Gastric Balloon Surgery Consultation Today
Support is an important part of gastric balloon surgery. We invite you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Angelina or Dr. Chris to learn about our weight loss program and how we can help you succeed.
SurgiCare Arts & Aesthetics proudly offers financing options for our patients.
Gastric balloon surgery is an excellent option for many obese patients who need help shedding the pounds. Angelina Postoev, MD, FACS, a triple board-certified plastic surgeon, and Christopher Ibikunle, MD, FACS, offer gastric balloon surgery for men and women in Lawrenceville, Suwanee, Johns Creek, and the surrounding areas of Georgia. To learn more about gastric balloon surgery, contact us to schedule a consultation.