Botox is a protein produced from bacteria called “Clostridium botulinum”. For a long time Some of the departments of Ophthalmology, Neurology, Plastic Surgery and General Surgery It is a drug used in the treatment of diseases. Later, it started to be used more frequently in the field of medical aesthetics. The muscles in the area where Botox is applied It functions by stopping its contraction for about 6 months.
Gastric Botox is applied to the obesity group that is not suitable for surgery. BMI: Applied to patients below 35 kg / m2. It increases the endurance to diet in patients who have tried and failed to lose weight with diet and exercise. Continuation of the diet is recommended after the gastric Botox application. It is a successful method when applied with diet. It is applied to people between the ages of 18-65. Complication rate is very low.
The effectiveness of botox starts from 3 days and reaches its maximum after the 7th day, and continues for 6 months. If necessary, a second application can be made after 6 months.
Gastric botox application is performed with mild sedation. After the procedure, our patients are discharged after 1-2 hours. They return to their daily life and business life the next day of the procedure.
After gastric Botox application, control and follow-up of our patients are provided with our dietitian team.
Patients are expected to lose 10-15% of their total weight within 3-6 months. The amount of weight lost; It may differ from person to person according to age, metabolic rate and frequency of exercise.