Gastric Botox: The New Way to Fight Obesity
Contrary to popular belief, Botox application is not only preferred for wrinkle treatment. Other health problems such as migraine treatment, excessive sweating treatment, Gummy smile treatment can also be solved by botox application. Among these treatments, there is gastric botox application, which can be a solution to the obesity problem.
Gastric botox; It is the process of injecting botulinum toxin (botox) into the stomach of the individual using the endoscopy technique. It is a newer procedure compared to most other bariatric surgery techniques.
Who is Suitable for Gastric Botox Treatment?
Almost every individual who wants to lose weight, has obesity or overweight problems can have gastric botox treatment. Before the application, necessary examinations are made by the doctor of the individual and it is checked whether he has the appropriate health conditions for treatment. In this way, the risk factors that may arise are minimized.
- Individuals who cannot lose weight by exercising and dieting
- Individuals with a body mass index of 40 and above (having obesity, morbid obesity problems)
- Individuals with a body mass index of 35 and above and suffering from various health problems due to obesity
- Individuals who cannot have other bariatric surgery techniques for any reason
- In individuals with stomach problems such as gastritis and ulcers, these health problems should be treated first. After the individual has a healthy digestive system, he may prefer to have gastric botox.
How Is Gastric Botox Procedure Performed?
For gastric botox, first anesthesia is applied to the individual and botox is injected into some points of the stomach using endoscopy. The amount of botox that should be given to the individual during the operation is determined by the doctor according to the health status of the person.
Since the application is performed with endoscopy and without general anesthesia, it is not among the major surgical operations. The treatment is usually performed using the sedation anesthesia technique. Thanks to the anesthesia application, the individual does not feel pain during the application. In addition, operations such as surgical incision and suturing are not applied to the individual.
This helps the post-operative recovery process to be faster and more comfortable. The entire operation process takes approximately 15-20 minutes.
After the operation, it is sufficient to keep the individual under observation for a few hours. Usually, the individual is discharged from the hospital on the same day.
Advantages of Gastric Botox
- There is no need to stay in the hospital for a long time after the operation.
- The individual is discharged on the same day.
- Applications such as surgical scars, surgical incisions, and suturing are not included in the process.
- General anesthesia is not required. Sedation anesthesia technique is used.
- It is a technique that takes 15-20 minutes and the application process is shorter than other applications.
- Since the endoscopy technique is used during the treatment, the individual does not have pain in the post-operative period.
How Many Weights Are Lost With Gastric Botox?
The expected amount of weight loss in individuals who have gastric botox has a rate of 15-20%. However, this data is an average rate and may vary depending on factors such as how much weight the individual will lose after the application, sticking to his diet, exercising, being suitable for his body, and metabolic rate.
Why Should I Have Gastric Botox Treatment in Turkey?
In Turkey, treatment techniques such as gastric botox that offer solutions to obesity and overweight problems can be performed at very budget-friendly prices compared to many other countries. The operation will be performed by general surgeons; These people are Turkey’s most experienced, most professional and prestigious physicians.
Before the application, your doctor checks your health status by making the necessary examinations. In this way, it minimizes risk factors. If your health conditions are not suitable for the treatment, which is rare, your doctor will also talk about different bariatric surgery techniques that may be suitable for you.
Gastric Botox Turkey – Treatment Process in Our Clinic
If you have decided to have your gastric botox treatment in Turkey, you can make your appointment right now. All our necessary contact information is available in the Contact Us section of our website. In the meantime, you can ask all your questions, learn the price information and, if you want, set your appointment date.
After your appointment date is determined, a luxury hotel room is rented in your name. We recommend that you buy your plane ticket 1 day before your clinical appointment date, having landed in Turkey. When you arrive at the airport, a VIP transfer service representative will come to greet you. Your driver will accompany you to your hotel with your luggage and belongings.
You can rest at your hotel the day you land. The next day you come to the clinic to meet your general surgeon. Necessary tests are performed in the clinic and it is investigated whether your health status is suitable for gastric botox operation. If all the findings are positive, your doctor plans and performs the operation.
You can go out to explore Turkey by consulting your doctor, provided that you pay attention to your doctor’s recommendations during your recovery process.