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Obalon Announces First Commercial Use of Navigation and Touch Products for Obalon Balloon Administration

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Obalon Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OBLN) announces the first commercial use of the Obalon Navigation System™ and Touch™ Inflation Dispenser for balloon administration. The Obalon Navigation System and Touch Inflation Dispenser are intended to improve the reliability and ease of balloon administration, and to reduce the costs and logistics for physicians to adopt the Obalon Balloon System as a non-surgical treatment for their patients with obesity.

Dr. Shawn Garber of New York Bariatric Group, who performed the first commercial administration using the Obalon Navigation System said, “We have made the Obalon Balloon a standard of care in my practice with outstanding outcomes for patients. The new Obalon Navigation System, which eliminates the need for x-ray, improves the ease of use and will allow us to now more easily and economically treat patients with systems at multiple sites.”

Kelly Huang, PhD, CEO of Obalon added, “We believe the Obalon Navigation System addresses the largest barrier for physician adoption and will allow us to further penetrate the significant potential market for patients with obesity. We remain dedicated to helping obese adults with a body mass index (BMI) of between 30 and 40 kg/m2 achieve effective weight loss to improve their health and increase their self-esteem.”

About Obalon Therapeutics, Inc.
Obalon Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OBLN) is a San Diego-based company focused on developing and commercializing novel technologies for weight loss. For more information, please visit

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