This is a non-surgical procedure that helps you feel full longer after eating, making it easier to eat less and lose weight. It is done by injecting botulinum toxin into the stomach wall which temporarily relaxes the muscles and slows stomach emptying. Effects usually lasts 4 to 6 months.
Recommended to patients who are not overweight enough for obesity surgery and those unable to lose weight (Ideally for those with a Body Mass Index between 25 and 35). Obesity surgery is recommended for those with a Body Mass Index above 35.