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The gastric balloon is a non-surgical weight-loss method

The gastric balloon procedure is performed in Lebanon by the Advanced BMI specialists using the BioEnterics Intragastric Balloon (BIB) by Allergan. For more information regarding this procedure, feel free to contact us. The concept is simple: create volume in the stomach in order to rapidly induce a feeling of fullness. Therefore, thanks to the balloon, the patient eats less and loses weight without frustration.

The Gastric Balloon has become a clinically accepted method of treatment of obesity for more than 10 years. It is constructed of a high-quality silicone elastomer, making it resistant to gastric acidity and sharp pieces of food.

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The Advantages of the Gastric Balloon

The BioEnterics Intragastric Balloon (BIB) program offers many distinctive benefits over conservative diets and weight loss programs. With the balloon you will:

  • Have a feeling of fullness
  • Lose more weight than conventional weight loss programs
  • Be supported by the Advanced BMI Team of medical experts
  • Modify your life-style for long-term success
  • Non-surgical and reversible approach to weight loss

The gastric balloon is not a magic pill, but a tool to change your lifestyle. Taking part in the program will give you the education and support to change your lifestyle habits and have a better chance for long-term success.

The Procedure
Gastric Balloon Advanced BMI Lebanon Procedure

The balloon is inserted into the stomach through the mouth under endoscopic monitoring then filled up with air. It is generally an out-patient procedure that lasts 30 minutes. After 6 months in the stomach, the balloon is withdrawn through the mouth under endoscopic monitoring.

Is the Gastric Balloon a good option for You?