Obalon Weight Loss Treatment:
Spire Norwich Hospital

Obalon is a brand new weight loss treatment in the UK. This innovative treatment is discreet and non-invasive and can be administered quickly and painlessly in as little as 30 minutes.

If you struggle with your weight and would like to lose up to 8kg then Obalon may be for you.

What is Obalon?

Obalon is the first swallowable gastric balloon, which once in the stomach is inflated to the size of an apple. The Obalon balloon works by making you feel fuller faster, and by following a healthy, balanced diet at the same time,  assists you in achieving the best possible weight loss results.

How is the balloon inflated?

When swallowing the balloon a very fine tube is attached, through which the balloon is inflated with medical gas. This is performed under x-ray control to ensure the balloon is in the correct position prior to inflating.

How long is the balloon in place?

After the first capsule is swallowed it is left in the stomach for 30 days, after which a second balloon is swallowed if needed, a further third balloon can be swallowed after a further 30 days. After a total of 12 weeks all balloons are removed via a short endoscopy (a telescopic procedure), taking a few minutes and using light sedation if needed to remove it.

How much weight will I lose?

Most patients report an average weight loss of 1 stone 3 lbs.

Are there any complications?

Complications with Obalon are extremely rare. The largest study so far has been undertaken by Obalon in Europe and has shown no significant complications.

Arranging an appointment

Obalon is available exclusively with Spire Healthcare outside Central London. Our local hospitals offer you the comfort of being near home, with free parking and fixed prices. At Spire Norwich Hospital you will be treated by an experienced consultant at a time that suits you. You will be treated in a premium private hospital, not a clinic, and you can be assured of our commitment to healthcare standards and infection control excellence.

For further information on Obalon Weight Loss Treatment contact our Private Patient Advisors on 01603 255 614 or complete the enquiry form at the top right hand side of this page.

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