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Is a gastric balloon the right option for me?

A gastric balloon is ideal for patients who have been struggling to lose weight, those who need to lose weight before surgery such as a knee replacement operation, or those who want to improve their chances of conceiving.  The balloon...

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What are the risks?

Most people don’t experience any complications at all but you should be aware of the risks. Gastric discomfort, nausea and vomiting are common for the first few days following balloon placement but rarely continue in the longer term. You may...

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Will I gain weight once the balloon is removed?

Because the balloon has no lasting effects on the stomach, it is important that you establish and maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle. Without the gastric balloon taking up space in your stomach, you will be able to eat larger...

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What is the downtime?

After the treatment, you may experience mild redness, bruising and and/or swelling which resolves itself in 24-48 hours. Regular activity can be resumed the next day.

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How many sessions do I need?

Although it depends on the condition of your skin and the results you’re looking to achieve, Mesotherapy is most effective over a course of 4-6 treatments at 2-4 week intervals.

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How does Mesotherapy work?

The procedure involves superficial injections directly into the epidermis and mesoderm (middle layer) this helps to nourish and rejuvenate, boost cell activity and stimulate the production of collagen and elastin.

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How long will the effects of the treatment last?

You will notice improvement with a single procedure, but on average you will need 1-2 treatments 6-8 weeks apart for optimal results that last 8-9 months.

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Does the treatment hurt?

A numbing cream will be applied on your skin so you shouldn’t feel anything more than mild discomfort.

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What is the downtime?

After the treatment, you may experience mild redness, bruising and and/or swelling which resolves itself in 24-48 hours. Regular activity can be resumed the next day.

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What can I expect from the procedure?

Just a few short weeks after the procedure, the newly formed collagen will generate more healthy cells underneath the skin. That is when you will begin to see improvement in the skin quality, color and texture.

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