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Surgical procedures

The board-certified gynecologists and obstetricians at Novant Health WomanCare offer a variety of surgical procedures to treat gynecologic concerns, including minimally invasive surgical procedures using the da Vinci Surgical System. This can reduce recovery time and risk of infection when compared to traditional surgery. We also offer a number of minor surgical procedures in our office.

The advanced gynecologic surgical services we offer include (Click on the links to learn more about the procedure or condition):

NovaSure endometrial ablation

If heavy or painful periods are getting in the way of living your life, NovaSure Endometrial Ablation can help. This simple, safe procedure removes the uterine lining while preserving the uterus. This is done to reduce or eliminate bleeding. NovaSure is performed in our office in just seconds. No general anesthesia is required, and the procedure can be performed at any point during your cycle, even if you are bleeding. Most women experience mild or no pain, and are left with normal, light or no periods at all. Click here to learn more about NovaSure Endometrial Ablation, or call our office at 336-765-5470 to make an appointment for a consultation with a provider at Novant Health WomanCare.

Essure permanent birth control

Essure Permanent Birth Control is a non-surgical permanent birth control method that works by blocking sperm from traveling through your fallopian tubes. Essure devices are placed in each fallopian tube. Then, over the next three months, your body will form a permanent barrier around the inserts. This does not affect ovulation or your menstrual cycle. Since the eggs are not fertilized, they will be absorbed back into your body. You will have a confirmation test three months after the procedure to check that your fallopian tubes are completely blocked.

This procedure is completed in our office and requires a very short recovery. Most women can resume normal activities in one to two days. Click here to learn more about Essure Permanent Birth Control, or call 336-765-5470 to schedule an appointment with a provider at Novant Health WomanCare.

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