How much weight will I lose through the balloon procedure for weight loss?

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Matthew L. Brengman, MD
Surgery
Most people will lose an average of 35 pounds. There are people that get a balloon, lose the 35 pounds and keep it off, but there are also people that put all the weight back on as soon as the balloon comes out. The patients that put the weight back on may be better candidates for a permanent surgical procedure rather than a temporary procedure.

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Weight Loss Procedures and Surgeries

Weight Loss Procedures and Surgeries

Weight loss surgery procedures, including liposuction, gastric bypass, gastric botox and Lap Band surgery are viable options for those needing help with excessive weight loss. But they aren't without their risks. Weight loss surge...

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