In-Office Procedures

Hysteroscopy

May 8, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures, Hospital Procedures

A Hysteroscopy is a technique that is used to look inside the uterus. A hysteroscope is a thin, telescope-like device that is placed into the uterus through the vagina and cervix that helps the doctor diagnose or treat a uterine problem. One of the most common uses for hysteroscopy is to find the cause of abnormal uterine bleeding. This i…

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Essure

May 8, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures

When your family is complete there is a trusted procedure that is now available in our offices at The Woman's Clinic - Essure. What is Essure? A gentle non-surgical procedure that works with your body to create a natural barrier against pregnancy that is permanent and 99.74% effective. It offers what no other birth control does:…

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Endometrial Biopsy

May 8, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures

An endometrial biopsy obtains a sample of the lining of the uterus (the endometrium). This lining is shed during a woman’s menstrual cycle. During pregnancy, the endometrium provides a place for the fertilized egg to attach and develop. The cervix is the lower portion of the uterus that opens into the vagina and it provides a way into the…

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Endometrial Ablation

May 8, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures, Hospital Procedures

Heavy bleeding, that interferes with quality of life, is a problem that afflicts many women. The first course of treatment is usually medicine. But, if medication does not have the desired effect, Endometrial Ablation is a procedure that can provide relief from heavy menstrual bleeding in some women. You are not a candidate for this proce…

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Hormone Implantation (HRT)

May 7, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) can help relieve the symptoms of menopause. It can replace female hormones no longer made by the ovaries. There are many different kinds of HRT options - pills, patches, rings and pellets are all available.There has been a lot of coverage in the news about the risks of HRT. Every woman's personal medical …

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Bone Densitometer Scan

May 7, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures

Osteoporosis is a complex disease, and not all of its causes are known, but the results are bones that are more fragile and more prone to break. However, when certain risk factors are present, your likelihood of developing osteoporosis is increased. Therefore it is important to determine your risk of developing osteoporosis and take actio…

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Yearly Wellness Exams

May 7, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures

Due to changes in insurance coverage we felt it was important to share this post from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center:Ladies: Skip the Yearly Pap Smear- Not Your Annual Exam!Sunday, October 19th, 2014You've probably heard that healthy women no longer need annual Pap tests, or smear, but what about that yearly visit to the ob-g…

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Pap Smear

May 7, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures

Why Are Pap Tests Important?The Pap Test is the best way to find changes in the cervix early – before they become serious. The cervix is the lower, narrow end of the uterus. It opens into the vagina. A thin layer of tissue covers the cervix; similar to the tissue that lines the inside of your mouth. During the Pap Test your Doctor will ta…

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Mammography

May 6, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures

Mammography

3D Mammograms The Woman’s Clinic is proud to be the first private OB/GYN office in the Jackson metro area to offer 3D mammograms to our patients. We also provide 3D mammograms in our Madison office. We provide the latest in screening technology to partner with you against breast cancer. How Is 3D Different? While a traditional 2D mammo…

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Dilation and Curettage (D&C)

April 17, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures, Hospital Procedures

One of the procedures that the Doctors of the Women's Clinic use to treat our patients is called dilation and curettage, often referred to as a D&C, is a procedure used to diagnose or treat many conditions that cause abnormal bleeding from the uterus. It also can be used to help detect cancer of the uterus. Dilation means to stretch t…

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Colposcopy

April 17, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures

A colposcopy is a way of looking at the cervix through a special magnifying device called a colposcope. It shines a light onto the vagina and cervix and can enlarge the normal view by 2–60 times. This exam allows the doctor to find problems that cannot be seen by the eye alone. Sometimes a colposcopy needs to be done more than once in ord…

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