Healthy Weight Center of Connecticut partners with each client to tailor the health improvement journey. In some cases it may be warranted to perform a procedure that assist is the weight loss process. For some patients, the use of FDA approved Intragastric Balloon system can accelerate the weight loss process and are indicated for temporary use to facilitate weight loss in adults with Body Mass Index (BMI) ≥ 30 and ≤ 40 kg/m2 who have failed to lose weight through diet and exercise. Our Healthy Weight Center offers two options:
The Obalon Balloon System is a swallowable intragastric balloon system to help you feel full and eat less. Up to three balloons are swallowed with total time of six months in your stomach.
ORBERA® is a durable gastric balloon made out of soft silicone. While it is temporarily in your stomach for six months it encourages your body to adapt to healthier portion sizes.