There are many reasons why it may be necessary to have a hysterectomy – surgical removal of the uterus. Some of these reasons include abnormal bleeding that is not controlled with medications, large fibroids causing pelvic pain and abnormal bleeding in a person who is not planning to have children, pelvic organ prolapse, or pre-cancer/cancer of the female reproductive organs. We can help you determine if this procedure is right for you and what type of hysterectomy is best.
Myomectomy is the removal of uterine fibroids. Fibroid removal is done for people who have symptomatic fibroids that cause irregular bleeding, pain, or difficulty becoming pregnant. There a many different methods used to remove fibroids. Your doctor can help you decide which is best for you. Schedule a visit to discuss the best next steps in your treatment.
Minimally Invasive Surgery, Laparoscopic and Robotic
We offer vaginal, hysteroscopic, laparoscopic and robotic gynecologic surgical approaches for many different procedures.
Dilatation and Curettage
Dilation and curettage or D&C is a procedure done under general anesthesia to collect tissue from the inside of uterus. It is done to determine the cause of abnormal bleeding and can also treat abnormal bleeding. It can also be done to remove pregnancy tissue after a miscarriage in some cases. These procedures are usually performed at Huntington Ambulatory Surgery Center.
Hysteroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure that is used to assess the uterine cavity. It can also be used to remove uterine polyps and certain types of uterine fibroids without invasive surgery. No abdominal incisions are needed for this procedure. These are typically performed at Huntington Ambulatory Surgery Center.
Pelvic Floor Repair Including Procedures for Uterine Prolapse
Pelvic organ prolapse is a benign condition caused by weakened pelvic floor muscles. It can cause a sensation of vaginal bulge and pressure, involuntary loss of urine, defecatory dysfunction, and sexual dysfunction which can adversely affect quality of life. We offer medical and surgical treatments for pelvic organ prolapse.
Surgical treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence
Thermiva Vaginal Rejuvenation
Thermiva treatments use radiofrequency energy to gently heat vaginal tissue without discomfort or downtime. This is a painless procedure designed to relieve postmenopausal symptoms such as vaginal dryness and painful intercourse with three separate treatments. For more information, schedule an appointment today.
Colposcopy and Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
Colposcopy is a procedure used to examine the cervix, vagina, and vulva to identify areas that should be biopsied after an abnormal pap smear. Some cervical biopsy results warrant having a LEEP procedure to remove a larger portion of the cervix that has been identified as having pre-cancerous cells. We perform these in-office procedures when they are indicated.
Huntington OBGYN 10 Congress St. Suite 400 Pasadena, California 91105 (626) 449-6223