The Allurion Gastric Balloon is a non-surgical weight loss solution designed for people who are struggling to lose weight through conventional methods such as diet and exercise alone. The capsule is placed inside the stomach and filled with 550 ml of liquid, creating a feeling of fullness that helps patients reduce their food intake. The procedure is non-invasive with no surgery, no anesthesia or Endoscopy for the introduction or removal of balloon than traditional bariatric surgery, making it an attractive option for many individuals. In this article, we will discuss the cost of the Allurion Gastric Balloon in India, the factors affecting the cost, and whether it’s worth the cost.
Factors Affecting the Cost
The cost of the Allurion Gastric Balloon procedure varies across different locations in India. Clinics in metropolitan cities like Mumbai, Delhi, and Bangalore typically charge higher fees due to better infrastructure, better post procedure follow-up with Dietician and Psychologist support and even free subscription to gyms. Smaller cities and towns may offer the procedure at lower rates but expertise for post procedure support may be lacking which is very important for Excellent outcomes.
The expertise and experience of the doctor performing the procedure can also impact the overall cost. A highly experienced and renowned doctor may charge slightly higher fees, but they may also offer better patient outcomes and a higher success rate. You can consult with Dr Rajat Goel team for best Allurion Balloon services available in India.
Type of Gastric Balloon
There are different types of Gastric Balloons available, such as the Elipse Balloon or Orbera balloon. The cost may vary depending on the specific type of balloon used in the procedure. Orbera Balloon requires Endoscopy to introduce Balloon and also for its removal and it does not provide any digital watch or weighting machine and online monitoring system which is integral of Allurion balloon.
The pre-procedure consultation generally involves a thorough medical evaluation, including blood tests, imaging studies, and a detailed discussion about the patient’s weight loss goals and expectations. The cost of this consultation can vary, but it is usually around INR 1000 to INR 1500.
Gastric Balloon Procedure
The actual gastric balloon procedure is the most significant part of the overall cost. In India, the average cost of the Allurion Gastric Balloon procedure ranges from INR 3,50,000 to INR 4,00,000, depending on factors discussed earlier and the package selected ( Silver package, Golden package or diamond Package) by you.
Post-procedure Care and Follow-up
After the procedure, patients need to undergo regular follow-up visits to monitor their progress, make adjustments to their diet and exercise plan, and eventually remove the balloon after six months. The cost of these follow-ups can be negligible depending on the package selected by you.
If you have any further questions or concerns about the Allurion Balloon procedure, you can reach out to Dr Rajat Goel team on the given contact number.