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  • Elipse Weight Loss Balloon No Surgery. No Endoscopy. No Anaesthesia. Just Results. Save £250 when you book in November!

Elipse- At a Glance

Best Results
1 treatment
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Duration of Results
For Life*
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Risk
Low
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Practitioner
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Cost
From £3995 with 0% finance options
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Back to Work
2-3 days
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Anaethstetic
None
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Treatment Recovery
3-4 days
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Best Results
1 treatment
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Duration of Results
For Life*
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Once the weight has been lost, 75% of patients keep that weight off. The Elipse Balloon is a lifestyle change for those who want to change their relationship with diet and food.
Risk
Low
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Practitioner
Doctor
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Cost
From £3995 with 0% finance options
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BLACK FRIDAY OFFER-SAVE £250 IF YOU BOOK IN NOVEMBER
Back to Work
2-3 days
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Following healthcare professional approval, most people return to normal activity after a couple of days off. We do placements on a Thursday to allow you the weekend to recover
Anaethstetic
None
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Treatment Recovery
3-4 days
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You should expect to feel nauseous for a up to 3 days following placement. You can minimize this by following the clinicians advice.

Overview

Using the world’s first “swallowable gastric balloon in a pill” Elipse, the MediZen slim program kick starts your weight loss journey.

The honeymoon from hunger enables up to a 15% body weight loss in just 4 months.

No surgery. No endoscopy. No anaesthesia - Just results

What is the Elipse Balloon?

The Elipse Balloon is a revolutionary gastric balloon that creates a feeling of fullness by taking up space in your stomach. It gives you the chance to take a ‘honeymoon from hunger’.

It is more than 'just a balloon'. The MediZen weight loss programme is a 6-month lifestyle programme tailored specifically for you. The honeymoon from hunger enables up to a 15% body weight loss in just 4 months.

  • A soft balloon is placed in your stomach during a 20 minute visit. It is the first swallowable gastric balloon that requires no surgery, endoscopy, or anaesthesia. The balloon takes up space in your stomach and creates a feeling of fullness. This takes away hunger and means you eat less food at mealtimes.

    • With the sense of fullness created by the Elipse Balloon in your stomach, you can eat less without feeling hungry.
    • Lose between 13 and 15 kg over four months of balloon therapy
    • Clinical studies have demonstrated that gastric balloons provide significantly more weight loss than diet and exercise alone.
    • The Elipse Balloon “pill” is swallowed during a brief 20-minute appointment and placed in the stomach. Approximately four months later, it self-empties and passes naturally.
    • Following placement, most people quickly return to everyday activities, and the Elipse Balloon is not visible to anyone.
    • The Elipse Programme includes all the benefits of a gastric balloon without endoscopy, anaesthesia, or surgery
    • With the MediZen Programme, you are not alone. You will receive ongoing support from your Doctor, David Eccleston and a dietician for the duration of the program.
    • At the beginning of the programme, you will get a “smart” scale and mobile app which connect you with Dr David and enable yourself and the team to track your progress.
    • SMS messaging from the team provides real-time advice and support that helps you stay on track
    • From your dietician, you will receive nutritious meal plans, 1:1 advice and support
  • Not only do you have the balloon to support your weight loss journey but this programme enables you to change your lifestyle. You will benefit from a dietician for 6 months throughout your journey supporting long-lasting lifestyle changes and long-lasting results.

Change Your Lifestyle For Good

Elipse is more than ‘just a balloon’. The MediZen weight loss programme is a 6-month lifestyle programme designed just for you.

  1. With the Elipse Programme you are not alone. You will benefit from advice and support from your doctor before, during and after your balloon placement.
  2. 6 months of dietary coaching from our dietician and TV personality Lucy Jones. It’s a fully supported programme to help you to lose weight – and to keep it off. You will work with Lucy our dietician to develop a tailored lifestyle plan to help you make healthy eating choices even after your 16-week balloon placement.
  3. A connected smart scale and phone app to track your progress. Modern, 21st century life requires a 21st century approach to losing weight. You can use your Elipse smart scale and app to record your progress and to share your success with your healthcare team. Watch as the kilos come off – and be motivated to keep them off.

Why MediZen?

Alongside being MediZen's clinical director, Dr. David Eccleston is also a private GP who has been specialising in weight management for over 20 years. Offering various weight loss options from CoolSculpting, to more dramatic options like the Elipse programme, MediZen offer a holistic portfolio of weight management solutions to suit every need.

As one of the UK's leading medical aesthetic clinical trial and training centres, and one of only a handful of cosmetic clinics registered with the Government’s Care Quality Commission, you can be confident that our focus is your needs and that quality, training, safety and pain management are paramount in everything that we offer.

We have helped thousands of local men and women over the years and are always delighted to hear about their experience of treatment at MediZen.  

The Balloon

  1. The balloon is placed during a 20-minute consultation with your doctor. You swallow a capsule that contains the deflated balloon. The capsule is attached to a thin tube. There is no need for surgery, endoscopy*, or anaesthesia. A simple X-ray is used to make sure the capsule is in the right position
  2. Once the capsule is in your stomach, your doctor will use the tube to fill the balloon with liquid. You will have a second X-ray to confirm the balloon is filled and that the placement is complete. Your doctor will then gently remove the tube and you’ll be on your way. With the balloon in your stomach, you will be able to eat less food without feeling hungry.
  3. After approximately 16 weeks inside your stomach, a time-activated release valve will open, allowing the balloon to empty and pass naturally through your digestive system . It’s a convenient and safe way to kick-start a healthier lifestyle.
The Elipse Balloon at MediZen

Your Own Dietician

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Lucy is an award-winning dietitian, best known for her TV presenting roles. She works in various roles from supporting people to make dietary changes in clinics, to helping companies with their nutrition messages and presenting as a nutrition expert on TV and at various events. She is an experienced dietitian, having worked in many NHS trusts across London and the South East.

She is passionate about the Nation's health and improving lives through good nutrition. She is well known for trialling innovative approaches to care.

Lucy studied Nutrition and Dietetics at London Metropolitan University and has since studied at Masters Level at both the University of York and the University of Manchester, where she gained a Clinical Research Masters.

She is fully registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and a member of the British Dietetic Association.

Lucy Jones Dietician

Interested in the Elipse Balloon?

Give us a call on 0121 308 4373

Read Dawn's Story

"My weight was a big problem and food was my best friend. When my weight ballooned up to 13st 13lbs making me a size 16 at 5ft 2, I knew it was time to take action. I had seen Medizen were offering the Elipse balloon and having used them before for other treatments and being very happy with the service, I got in touch straight away. Emma from the team contacted me and no question was a silly question which made me feel relaxed, the price was bang on and having Emma there every step of the way put me at ease. I had a consultation with Dr. David Eccleston and we talked through all my questions. That day I booked in for my placement on 2nd July 2020. I was excited to get my life back!
On the day a lovely gentleman picked me up (they even offer a chauffer service!) from my house and took me to the placement. I wasn’t nervous as I couldn’t wait to start my journey. Dr. Eccleston explained the process step-by-step and the balloon went down so easily and took next to no time. After placement, I was driven home again by the lovely man!
I was given a dietitian called Lucy before I had the treatment and she went through the diet I should follow before and after placement, I followed it by the word and it worked! The nurse Annie checked in on me regularly and so did Emma. I felt happy in my new journey, I’ve been weighing myself on a Friday and been texting Annie, Emma and Lucy with my results. With Lucy giving me help and support on food and exercise my goals are coming along nicely, I’m happy to say I’ve got my balloon for about 3 more weeks and I’m 1lb off my 2 st goal and down to a size 12. I spoke to Lucy this morning and we have talked through the balloon passing so I’m happy with that too. My eating habits have changed and I've got my fingers crossed I’m going to stick with them. I would 100% recommend Medizen, they have given me my life back."

FAQ's

  • The Elipse Balloon is a soft balloon placed in your stomach. It is the first gastric balloon that requires no surgery, endoscopy, or anesthesia for placement or removal. The balloon is placed during a brief 20-minute outpatient visit. After approximately 16 weeks, the balloon empties and passes naturally.

  • The balloon takes up space in your stomach and induces weight loss by increasing the feeling of fullness. This means that you are more likely to reduce the amount of food you eat throughout the day.

  • After approximately 16 weeks of the Elipse Programme, multiple clinical studies have demonstrated that patients lose on average 10 to 15kgs (1.57 to 2.36 stone) over the 16 weeks the balloon is in place.

  • Some people experience nausea, abdominal cramping, and occasional vomiting after balloon placement. In most cases, these symptoms are well-controlled with the commonly used medications prescribed.

  • Following healthcare professional approval, most people return to normal activity within a day or two, however some people may experience side effects for longer. It may be a good idea to book a few days off work after your balloon placement, just in case, or have the balloon placed on a Friday so you have the weekend off.

  • After the Elipse Balloon passes, the Elipse Programme and the related support from your healthcare team continues for one month. At the end of the Elipse Programme, you should continue your healthy lifestyle habits. One clinical study with 95 patients showed that 72% of average weight loss with Elipse can be sustained at 12-month follow up.

  • A recent clinical study has shown that when coupled with a 16-week intensive lifestyle modification (nutrition and exercise programme), Elipse leads to significant weight loss when compared with lifestyle modification alone. The percentage of patients achieving 10% of Total Body Weight Loss at 16 weeks was 72% with Elipse vs 8% with diet and exercise alone.

Cost

Standard Price Price if you book in November
Elipse 6 Month Lifestyle Change £3995 £3745 (Save £250)

Reviews

  • My weight was a big problem and food was my best friend. My weight ballooned up to 13st 2 at 5ft 2 making me a size 16 and I knew it was time to take action. I had a consultation with Dr David Eccleston, we talked and went through all my questions and the same day I booked my placement for July 2nd 2020. I was happy and excited to get my life back and with Lucy giving me help and support on food and exercise, my goals are coming along nicely. I’m happy to say I’ve got my balloon for about 3 more weeks and I’m 1lb off my 2 st goal and down to a size 12.

    Dawn Willis (2 Oct 2020)
  • I've lost just over a stone in 3 weeks and feel great. I would highly recommend, so if you ever have a nervous or undecided client let me know

    Victoria (23 Sep 2020)
  • My starting weight was 17st 4 and my current weight is 16st 2! Despite 2 holidays and a little too much wine!

    Debbie (17 Sep 2020)