Abnormal, heavy uterine bleeding can be a lot to deal with. Fortunately, for those in and around Naples, FL, Dr. Hildahl offers advanced treatment, including endometrial ablation, and provides extensive knowledge as a Mayo Clinic trained physician. Dr. Hildahl’s goal is to provide the best quality of care at his practice, North Naples Gynecology and Obstetrics.
Endometrial ablation is performed to eliminate the uterine lining or endometrium. This can address issues with heavy menstruation or uterine bleeding. In some cases, a lighted viewing instrument, called a hysteroscope, is employed to look at the inside of the uterus. Endometrial ablation can be done by:
This procedure can lessen or prevent irregular and heavy uterine bleeding.
At the office, Dr. Hildahl uses an innovative treatment, NovaSure® endometrial ablation. This procedure is a quick, safe, and effective which can lighten or stop periods in a much quicker way that other traditional options. NovaSure® endometrial ablation has been used to help over 2 million women dealing with heavy periods. NovaSure® endometrial ablation (EA) works by eliminating the endometrium utilizing radiofrequency energy. The NovaSure® procedure is safe and has been successful for 77.7% of women. These patients reported that the bleeding was either dramatically reduced or alleviated completely. NovaSure® endometrial ablation is a one-time procedure which can be performed at the office, typically in around 15 minutes.
For women with heavy or long periods who don’t wish to have children in the future or who have already had children, and if the doctor rules out more serious causes of heavy bleeding, NovaSure® can be a good option. Dr. Hildahl can help you decide if the NovaSure® procedure will be the right fit for you. To schedule a consultation at North Naples Gynecology and Obstetrics, contact the office today.
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"He talked me out of having an operation and was able to cure my problem without surgery. I would recommend him to my family members without question."
"Very caring, gentle and kind doctor. I've been visiting Dr. Hildahl for many years and find him to be a terrific gynecologist. I would recommend him."
"...one of the best doctors I have ever seen. I also see that he trained at the Mayo Clinic which makes choosing him even easier."