THE SUN - The single-dose treatment, called Elipse, could help "potentially millions" of obese people blitz as much as three stone, experts said. The first of the three new studies looking at the effectiveness of the weight loss balloon examined 1,623 patients across seven different countries who had tried it. And Allurion's Chief Medical Officer Dr Ram Chuttani said: "These presentations underscore the impact the Elipse Programme can have on overweight and obese individuals treated by a variety of practitioners in different clinical settings all over the world.