The procedure uses radio frequency energy to permanently remove the lining and is always effective in slowing the bleeding, and at times prevents it completely. Of women who receive the ablation, 95% are very happy with the outcome. The only downside to the procedure is that it can interfere with future pregnancies and is not indicated for women desiring future fertility.. The NovaSure endometrial ablation procedure is recommended, because it is more conservative than procedures such as a hysterectomy.
There is help for women experiencing heavy periods that are interrupting life. Tracking our periods makes you aware of changes in consistency, duration, and pain level.
If changes in your period are apparent, contact Dr. Jon T. Ricks.