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Weight-loss surgery in London

Three most promising procedures

In the UK, Brits are increasingly getting more and more concerned about their health and appearance. This change in lifestyle is giving rise to people who are turning to cosmetic surgery in order to lose the last couple of stubborn pounds in achieving their goals. But not everyone wants to go under the knife – can’t really blame them with all the misconceptions associated with it. Luckily for those people, advancement of technology has introduced non-surgical ways that work just as effectively to help you go down to your ideal weight. Lately, there has been a high demand for weight-loss surgery in London that is simple yet just as effective. Keep in mind that weight-loss surgery is only a short-term solution to aid weight-loss and it heavily relies on a healthy lifestyle – diet and exercise. There are now a lot of procedures that have been introduced as weight-loss surgery in London but let’s talk about the most promising procedures available out there.

Pose procedure

Weight loss surgery in London, it involves reducing the size of the stomach to make the individual feel fuller quicker than normal. This means your food intake will be reduced into small portions. Therefore, eating nutritious food for every meal is vital for any type of weight-loss surgery. The procedure is performed using a long tool that is inserted into your mouth and into the stomach. The instrument is then used to create folds in the stomach walls to reduce its size.

pose procedure london

Result: The weight-loss procedure has shown a promising result by helping people lose about 45% of excess weight with no serious short or long-term complications.

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

A procedure similar to the pose procedure, endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is another weight-loss surgery in London. It also involves creating folds in the stomach walls to reduce its size and it can be readjusted if necessary. However, endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is specifically ideal for people who may not be suitable for other non-surgical weight-loss surgeries. To those who have been left with disappointment, there’s finally a way.

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty London An ideal candidate for the procedure would be:

BMI of under 40 and without comorbidities

BMI of 30-35 with sleep apnea or Type 2 diabetes

Have abdominal scarring from previous surgeries or injuries

Result: It has been found that people lose 30%-60% of their excess weight within 6 months of this procedure. And not only that, people have seen an improvement in their conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and other diseases associated with obesity.

Gastric balloons

The procedure is simple, effective and takes only about half an hour for completion. The gastric balloons are used to trigger weight-loss temporarily and therefore has to be removed within a period of 6 months to a year. The procedure involves inserting deflated balloons using an endoscope with a camera that goes into the mouth and down into the stomach. The camera is used to help the surgeon guide the placement of the gastric balloons. Once in the stomach, the surgeon inflates the balloons by filling them with a sterile saline solution and then releases them. gastric balloons london Result: It has been found that by the end of 6 months when the balloon is removed, people on average have lost almost 6.8% of their excess body weight.

Please note: London Lipo Institute currently does not offer these procedures.