Weight-loss Balloon

Now in Nashville: The non-surgical weight-loss solution that works and keeps off the weight!

Lose 3x the Weight of Diet and Exercise Alone

ORBERA® is an FDA-approved weight loss system that goes beyond a diet but does not require surgery. Patients on average lose 3x the weight of diet and exercise alone. It is designed to last 6 months.

The Orbera gastric balloon slows your digestion so that you eat smaller portions during meals, and less often. Over the course of your 6-month treatment it becomes a tool for learning how to take control.

Both placement and removal of the weight-loss balloon are non-surgical procedures that are performed at our Nashville cosmetic surgery center* in under 30 minutes.

*not available at our Memphis location

Before & After Gallery

To see the work we’ve done with previous patients, click the button below. A couple things to keep in mind: Results may vary from person to person and are not guaranteed, plus, there’s going to be some nudity.

Frequently Asked Questions

Studies have shown that patients maintain their weight loss through dieting post-removal. The key is to stick to your new, healthy lifestyle that you will have learned through your six months of “training.” Visit Orbera Gastric Balloon to learn more about the weight-loss balloon procedure.

It happens only rarely, but the balloon could indeed rupture. This means that the saline solution it is filled with would leak into the stomach, which is harmless. However, you would no longer feel full after eating, as the balloon would no longer do its job, and your doctor would have to remove the deflated balloon.

Gastric balloons are FDA-approved and have been around for over 20 years. The placement and removal does not involve surgery and can be done in a brief, minimally-invasive procedure under IV sedation. Should a balloon rupture (an extremely rare event), it wouldn’t be harmful in any form.

Initially, the placement of the balloon can cause nausea. This is a very normal reaction, and in most patients it passes quickly. Our surgeon typically prescribes medication to counteract any nausea that might occur.

The average person loses about 3x more weight with Orbera than with diet and exercise alone. The reason for this is that by taking up space in your stomach, the balloon also takes away your feeling of constant hunger. This teaches you to adapt to smaller portion sizes, without the hunger pangs. Most patients experience drastic weight loss in just 1-2 months after placement of the balloon. This early success makes it more comfortable to exercise, which again helps with additional weight loss.

"My experience was amazing"

Abby's life was greatly impacted by her time with NuBody Concepts.

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NuBody Concepts cosmetic surgery centers serve Middle and Western Tennessee.

Both cosmetic surgery teams in Nashville and Memphis are led by board-certified plastic surgeons with over 20 years of experience.

Weight Loss

Will a Weight Loss Balloon Work for You? Answer Our 3 Questions.

Weight loss is difficult. You can lose a few pounds here or there with diets and exercise. But most likely you will constantly feel hungry and fall short of your weight loss goals. The non-surgical placement of a weight loss balloon is a proven way to shed those pounds and stick to your new lifestyle long-term.

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