It is a vegan balloon that is placed in the stomach. Once filled, it reduces the space in the stomach leading to less hunger. It lasts on average 16 weeks, during which time you will be supported by your surgeon and dietitian to lose weight and build sustainable healthier habits. At the end of these 16 weeks, the balloon will deflate and you will pass it naturally.
Your progress is tracked with the use of the Allurion Scale, Allurion Tracker watch and the Allurion App. These all help to keep you accountable, to stay on track and reach your weight loss goals.
The Allurion Program is a 6-month weight loss program. Patients can lose on average 10-15% of their total body weight. This is sustained in 95% of patients at 12 months.