Obalon is the first and only swallowable, FDA-approved 3-balloon system for weight loss.

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What is Obalon?

The Obalon Balloon System is a swallowable intragastric balloon system indicated for temporary use to facilitate weight loss in adults with obesity (BMI of 30 – 40 kg/m2) who have failed to lose weight through diet and exercise. The System is intended to be used as an adjunct to a moderate intensity diet and behavior modification program. All balloons must be removed 6 months after the first balloon is placed.

Non-Surgical
Fully-Reversible
No Anesthesia During Placement
Each Balloon Placed in 10 Minutes
Proven Safety Profile
Progressive Weight Loss With 3 Balloons

What is Obalon weight loss balloon system?


The Obalon Balloon System is an FDA-approved, especially designed to promote weight loss in obese adults who have failed to show results with other traditional weight loss techniques including diet and exercise. It is a swallow able system consisting of 3 lightweight balloons which are placed in your stomach and lasts for a period of 6 months.




What are its benefits?


Obalon weight loss balloon system have immense benefits when it comes to losing weight especially for those who have lost hope. The system promises of the following results.

  • Proven weight loss, approximately twice as compared to that with diet and exercise
  • It is a non-surgical procedure requiring no anesthesia
  • Takes only 15 minutes to place the balloon
  • It is FDA- approved
  • Very quick, jump-start results
  • Long term results
  • Very convenient
  • No downtime




How does it work?


The Obalon Balloons fill up your stomach giving the feeling of fullness and preventing you from eating too much. helps facilitate weight loss by taking up space in your stomach so you eat less. It works wonders if taken along with professional diet nutrition and exercise. This system modifies your dietary habits and provides long term results.




What are the potential side effects?


The Obalon Balloon System is a relatively safe and very effective system which does not require any surgery or sedation. Only a few mild adverse effects have been reported yet which include:

  • abdominal pain
  • nausea




What precautions should I take?


Before any medical procedure is done, patient also has to take certain precautions. In this case, the success of the system relies on the readiness of the patient to change his lifestyle, modify his eating habits and follow a good exercise plan. Once you are willing to accept these changes, you are ready for the procedure.





Find Out More About the Obalon Balloon System

At NYC Gastroenterology and Nutrition, we provide expert Obalon Weight Loss Balloon System under expert supervision for good results. You can consult us online or contact us directly.

What Patients are saying:

Dr. Oliner is very thorough and seems genuinely interested in helping me with my health issues. Upon meeting him, I was immediately put at ease by his friendliness and ability to truly listen to what I had to say. I have had 3 appointments with him so far and, unlike many doctors, I do not dread going in to see him

Michael H.

Dr. Charles Oliner, MD - NYC Gastroenterologist

Address: 247 3rd Avenue, Suite 201, New York, NY 10010
Phone: 646-957-2989  |  Fax: 212-228-2142
Email: droliner@newyorkcitygastro.com

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