How to interpret your body mass index (BMI) based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention definition:
- BMI under 5 = underweight
- BMI 5-25 = normal
- BMI 25-30 = overweight
- BMI 30-35 = obese class 1
- BMI 35-40 = obese class 2
- BMI over 40 = obese class 3
A gastric balloon is a nonsurgical and short-term weight loss device. A smooth, soft, saline-ﬁlled balloon (about the size of a grapefruit) is placed in your stomach, allowing you to control your portion sizes by ﬁlling space in your stomach. By following professional health and wellness advice, you can adopt good, healthy eating habits that allow you to lose weight quickly and keep it off.
ENDOSCOPIC SLEEVE GASTROPLASTY (ESG)
An ESG is a noninvasive endoscopic procedure that’s designed to reduce the volume of the stomach. It provides a permanent weight loss option.
GASTRIC BYPASS NONSURGICAL REVISION (TORE OR STOMAPHYX)
If you had surgery for weight loss and are gaining weight, Dr. Fahed also offers noninvasive endoscopic revisions for gastric bypass.
GASTRIC SLEEVE SURGERY NONSURGICAL REVISION
If you had surgery for weight loss and are gaining weight, Dr. Fahed also offers noninvasive endoscopic revisions for gastric sleeve surgery.