Birmingham, Alabama Gastric Balloon
The Orbera Gastric Balloon System at Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery
For many people, the weight loss journey leaves them with little support or options in the gap between diet and exercise on one hand and invasive surgery on the other. By filling this gap in available treatments for obesity, the ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon is an exciting development for people who are seeking to reach their long-term weight loss goals with less-invasive bariatric surgery options.
Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery is now offering the gastric balloon as a nonsurgical weight loss solution for men and women who struggle with excess pounds. This comprehensive, two-part program consists of the FDA-approved gastric balloon used in conjunction with a long-term supervised diet and support program. After 7 months with the ORBERA™ Managed Weight Loss System, people using the gastric balloon lost an average of more than three times the weight lost by patients who tried dieting and exercise alone.
The Gastric Balloon — a New Option in Weight Loss
The Orbera Managed Weight Loss System
The Orbera Gastric Balloon System is a comprehensive, two-part bariatric program with no drugs or surgery — just results. Your weight loss experience with Orbera and Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery begins when the balloon is placed in your stomach for 6 months. The gastric balloon takes up space and helps you eat less in conjunction with your individualized support program.
Candidates for the Gastric Balloon
With millions of adults in the United States suffering from obesity, the Orbera Gastric Balloon System offers an a path to a slimmer you that does not require more invasive weight loss surgery. The gastric balloon is indicated for adult patients with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 to 40 and have attempted more conservative alternatives for losing weight.
About Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery
Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery is one of the first practices in the country to offer the Orbera Gastric Balloon System, which combines the gastric balloon with a support program of nutritional coaching and exercise. Dr. William Hedden is pleased to offer the gastric balloon as a safe and effective weight loss solution with 20 years of global experience.