Orbera Gastric Balloon System

The breakthrough non-surgical weight loss alternative that gives you the extra help for a healthier lifestyle. Now available at the New Hope Surgical Center of Chicago.
 

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What is Orbera?

The Orbera is an inflatable silicone balloon that is filled with saline solution and placed endoscopically into the stomach. The procedure typically takes 20-30 minutes to perform and is done under mild sedation. The intragastric ballon is then removed after 6 months. During this time frame and beyond, you will work together with the New Hope’s bariatric support team for a personalized weight loss plan.

Quick Facts
About Orbera

Quick Facts About Orbera

  • No surgery
  • No scars
  • 20-30 minute procedure
  • FDA approved
  • 20-year clinical history
  • Most patients can go home the same day after procedure
  • More than 220,000 devices implemented worldwide

Orbera Success Tip:

A monthly follow-up is an essential part of your successful long-term weight loss. Schedule a follow-up consultation at our Chicagoland Orbera location.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The balloon is temporary placed for up to 6 months and is removed after that period.

Typically, the procedure takes around 20-30 minutes.

During the procedure, you will be lightly sedated.

Do not plan any heavy activity during the first week as your body needs to adjust to the balloon. You can however continue your regular activities.

Typically, you should plan for inactivity for at least 3 days depending on how quickly your body adjusts.

The first 3-5 days may be difficult with symptoms of nausea, cramping and vomiting however side effects will vary from person to person. It is important to follow with your doctor’s instructions and drink plenty of fluids. Your doctor may prescribe additional medication to help you with the discomfort.

At this time, this procedure is not covered by insurance.

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