If I do not reach my goal can I get a second Orbera placed a few months after my first one comes out? (photo)

I am presently one month into Orbera and have lost 13 pounds. I have a goal to lose 40 minimum. I am concerned that I will not reach my goal!!! Prior to Orbera I tried all the diet plans. The calorie levels were too high for my sluggish thyroid and no weight loss! NOw since this orbera is working I desperately want to make a good BMI and my goal weight.

Doctor Answers 1

Second balloon

Congratulations on your progress!

While it certainly is possible to have a second balloon place if you do not reach your goals, most physicians will wait a couple of weeks before placing the next balloon.


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Second balloon

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Congratulations on your progress!

While it certainly is possible to have a second balloon place if you do not reach your goals, most physicians will wait a couple of weeks before placing the next balloon.


Little Rock Gastroenterologist
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