You may also call our office to find out more information about the following topics:
Birth Control Options
Did you know
there are new methods of non-permanent birth control available? The
NuvaRing is inserted monthly at home. NuvaRing is soft, flexible,
effective and comfortable.
Also consider an Intrauterine Contraceptive: an estrogen-free IUC made from soft, flexible plastic
Or entirely hormone free copper T shaped intrauterine device (IUD) about the size of a penny.
intrauterine methods are over 99% effective for up to 5 years. Progestin
hormone injections, Depo-Provera, given once every three months may
also be an option for you.
through having children? Ask us about Essure, a less-invasive approach
to permanent female sterilization. During an office visit, a small
flexible device is inserted into the fallopian tubes providing an
alternative to traditional tubal ligations.
da Vinci® Gynecologic Procedures
Some gynecologic procedures enable surgeons to access the target anatomy using a vaginal approach, which may not require an external incision.
But for complex hysterectomies and other gynecologic procedures, robotic assisted surgery with the da Vinci® Surgical System may be the most effective, least invasive treatment option available today.
Through tiny, 1-2 cm incisions, surgeons using the da Vinci® System can operate with greater precision and control, minimizing the pain and risk associated with large incisions while increasing
the liklihood of a fast recovery and excellent clinical outcomes.
Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy ( LSH )
Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy is one of a
collection of advanced laparoscopic surgical procedures that are less
invasive than open procedures. These procedures allow the surgeon to
remove the uterus without the large incision required by traditional
abdominal surgery. Patients usually experience less pain, minimal
scarring and quickly return to normal activity.
DMC Hysterectomy Video
Do you have
accidents before reaching the bathroom? There are several new advances
in bladder control. Ask your doctor if one of them is right for you.
Abnormal Bleeding/Uterine Fibroids
Do you suffer
from heavy bleeding, filling a tampon or napkin in less than an hour?
You might be a candidate for in office NovaSure ablation. Ask us if this is an option for you.
experience heavy bleeding, cramping during menstruation or pain during
intercourse? Now there are alternative treatments to hysterectomies for
managing fibroids. Be sure to ask about all of the options available and
which one is best for you.
experiencing hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings or vaginal dryness?
These are all signs of menopause. Be sure to ask your physician about
natural options or hormone replacement therapy that may ease your