Advanced OB/GYN is pleased to provide the Novasure Endometrial Ablation Procedure in both the hospital and office setting. Call our office today for a complimentary phone consultation and for additional information.
What is NovaSure?
NovaSure Endometrial Ablation is a one-time, 5-minute procedure that gently removes the lining of the uterus that causes the bleeding. The NovaSure procedure can reduce or stop bleeding altogether. It's less invasive than a hysterectomy and avoids the potential side effects of hormones.
Is NovaSure right for me?
Women with heavy or long-lasting periods who do not wish to have children in the future may be candidates for the NovaSure procedure. Your doctor can decide if NovaSure is right for you. But if your sure you don't want any children in the future, and your doctor rules out more serious causes of heavy bleeding, you may be a good candidate for the NovaSure procedure.
Can I still become pregnant after the NovaSure procedure?
Because NovaSure treats the lining of the uterus, your chances of getting pregnant after the procedure will be reduced. However, it is still possible to get pregnant if your sexually active. A pregnancy after an ablation is very dangerous for both the mother and the fetus, since the uterine lining would not be able to properly support fetal development. It's very important to talk to your doctor about what birth control you will use after the NovaSure procedure.
When will I know what my periods will be like after the NovaSure procedure?
Every woman is different. Plan to give your body about 3 months to fully heal on the inside and resume its normal cycle. Then, you and your doctor should be able to tell what your cycle and your periods will be like.
Are women with heavy periods satisfied with the NovaSure procedure?
Yes! In a clinical study, 12 months after the NovaSure procedure: