The Allurion Balloon is a type of intragastric balloon used for weight loss. It is a non-surgical, swallowable balloon that is designed to help individuals reduce their food intake and achieve weight loss by creating a sensation of fullness in the stomach. The balloon is placed in the stomach through the mouth using a thin catheter, and once it's in the stomach, it is filled with a sterile saline solution.
Here's how the Allurion Balloon typically works:
The Allurion Balloon is considered a temporary weight loss solution and is suitable for individuals who are looking for a non-surgical approach to weight management. It is important to note that, like other intragastric balloons, the Allurion Balloon is most effective when combined with a comprehensive weight management program that includes dietary and lifestyle changes. Individuals considering the Allurion Balloon should consult with a healthcare provider to determine if it's an appropriate option for their specific circumstances.