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Endometrial Ablation in Chicago, IL

The gynecologists at South Shore OB/GYN specialize in the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding. If you are experiencing unusual menstrual bleeding, contact our gynecology providers to discuss the endometrial ablation procedure as a treatment option. To schedule your consultation, please call (312) 943-3300 to visit our gynecology office in Chicago or Hinsdale, IL.

NovaSure® Overview

Has your heavy period been keeping you away?

If you're like 1 in 5 women with heavy periods, you want to get back to life. NovaSure® is a one- time, five-minute procedure that can lighten or end your heavy period. No pills. No hormonal side effects. For 77.7% of women, menstrual bleeding is dramatically reduced or stopped. It's a simple procedure that can be done in your doctor's office, usually for the cost of a copay. Talk to your doctor about stepping back into life with NovaSure. Life will be there to welcome you back.

NovaSure is an endometrial ablation procedure that works by removing the endometrium, or the lining of the uterus (the part that causes the bleeding), with a quick delivery of radiofrequency energy.

NovaSure works in four simple steps:

Diagram of opening cervix inserting slender wandYour doctor slightly opens your cervix (the opening to the uterus), inserts a slender wand, and extends a triangular mesh device into the uterusdiagram of mesh expandingThe mesh gently expands, fitting to the size and shape of your uterus
Diagram of radio frequency energy deliveredPrecisely measured radio frequency energy is delivered through the mesh for about 90 seconds, gently removing the lining of the uterusDiagram of mesh device pulled backThe mesh device is pulled back into the wand and both are removed from the uterus

No part of the NovaSure device remains inside your body after the procedure.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: NovaSure is for premenopausal women with heavy periods due to benign causes who are finished childbearing. Pregnancy following NovaSure can be dangerous. NovaSure is not for those who have or suspect uterine cancer, have an active genital, urinary or pelvic infection, an IUD or a metal uterine implant. NovaSure is not a sterilization procedure. Rare but serious risks include but are not limited to thermal injury, perforation and infection. Temporary side effects may include cramping, nausea, vomiting, discharge and spotting.

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Schedule a Consultation for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Treatment in Chicago, IL Today!

If you have been experiencing heavy menstrual bleeding and are seeking treatment, contact Lake Shore Obstetrics & Gynecology to discuss the NovaSure endometrial ablation procedure. Call our gynecology office in Chicago and Hinsdale at (312) 943-3300 to schedule your consultation today!

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