Non-surgical fat reduction/minimally invasive fat reduction includes technology using either heating or cooling or an injected medication for the reduction of fat cells.
A gastric balloon is a recent non-invasive weight loss treatment that is an option for individuals who are overweight or obese, and for whom diet and exercise is not an option which is working.
Gastric banding is a surgical treatment for inducing weight loss in individuals who are obese. The procedure results in the constriction of the stomach, thus, the person then feels full after eating a lesser amount of food.
Gastric bypass also known as stomach reduction surgery or stomach bypass surgery is a surgery conducted for the purpose of helping individuals lose weight by changing the way one’s stomach and intestines handle the food they eat.