True Results Patient And Mom Of Four Has First ORBERA™ Intragastric Weight Loss Balloon Procedure In Houston, TX

Sep 11, 2015, 08:05 ET from True Results

HOUSTON, Sept. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- True Results, a leading provider of bariatric weight loss solutions, announced that it has completed the first ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon procedures in Houston, Texas on September 9, 2015.  The procedures were performed at Physicians SurgiCenter of Houston by True Results affiliated physicians Dr. Erik B. Wilson and Dr. Christopher L. Reilly

Cheryl, a mom of four who lives in Houston had the procedure with Dr. Wilson.  When asked about her weight struggles, she said, "Life just got real busy.  I was married, had kids and my life was pretty hectic.   All of a sudden the weight just creeped up.  When I really noticed that I had an issue is when I put on my favorite jeans and I couldn't button them at all.  I thought who is wearing these jeans? This isn't me. I knew I had to do something.  I couldn't wait any longer.  It was time."

"I first heard about True Results on the radio, on my computer, on the television," said Cheryl.  "I saw the big smiles on the women and I thought what's making them so happy?  What are they doing to lose the weight?  And so that's what prompted me to contact True Results. I wanted my smile to be that big again.  When I knew that I could have this procedure done.  No scars, just easy breezy.  This was the procedure for me."

"I'm happy to be working here with True Results on one of our first balloon patients," said Erik B. Wilson, M.D., F.A.C.S., a True Results affiliated surgeon from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston.  "We are putting in a balloon to help her lose weight.  The balloon will be in her stomach for approximately six months.  We're excited to give patients another option, an incisionless procedure for weight loss that allows our patients to achieve their weight loss goals."

"This is a non-invasive, non-surgical approach to weight loss that's just one more tool in the fight against obesity in America," said Christopher L. Reilly, M.D., F.A.C.S, a True Results affiliated surgeon from West Houston Surgical Associates.  "ORBERA™ was recently approved by the FDA in the United States, but the procedure has been done over 220,000 times worldwide and it's a leading technique around the world for weight loss.  We're very proud in Houston to be able to offer this now at True Results." 

Dr. Reilly continued, "If you're an individual that has struggled with weight loss and is reluctant to undergo surgical weight loss procedures, this is a great tool for you.  It is reversible, non-surgical and if you're an individual who needs to lose 30 pounds and has had trouble doing it, then this is a great option for you."

There have only been four ORBERA™ intragastric balloon procedures completed in Texas since it was approved by the FDA in August 2015.   All four were performed by True Results physicians in Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston.  True Results physicians have also completed three ORBERA™ procedures in St. Louis and two in Atlanta. 

"True Results and its affiliated physicians are committed to providing innovative weight loss solutions and exceptional care for our patients," said Peter R. Gottlieb, Chairman of True Results.  "Over the past twelve years we have helped over 40,000 patients lose weight and get healthier with outpatient LAP-BAND® and gastric sleeve procedures.   With the recent FDA approval of the ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon System, True Results is pleased to offer the very latest in non-surgical weight loss. We look forward to providing this innovative new weight loss solution to our patients in Texas, Arizona, Missouri and Georgia."

ABOUT TRUE RESULTS

True Results is a leading bariatric weight loss provider with locations in Texas including Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Irving, Euless, San Antonio and Austin.  The company also has locations in Phoenix, Tucson, Arizona, St. Louis, Missouri and Atlanta, Georgia.  When you choose True Results, you put yourself in the most compassionate and qualified hands in the medical weight loss industry. True Results affiliated surgeons have performed more than 40,000 procedures and are considered one of the most experienced teams of bariatric surgeons in America.

For more information about True Results, its affiliated surgeons and the True Balloon procedure featuring the FDA approved ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon, visit TrueBalloon.com or TrueResults.com.  Patients interested in an intragastric balloon weight loss procedure can also call True Results customer care center at 888.573.8783

For more information about ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon System, please visit Orbera.com.

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roy.russell@trueresults.com

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