MyoSure Specialist

Ob-Gyne Associates of Lake Forest, Ltd

OB-GYNs & Women's Health located in Lake Forest, IL & Grayslake, IL

If you have uncomfortable symptoms or infertility because of uterine fibroids or polyps, you may be a candidate for an in-office surgical procedure called MyoSure by Hologic®. The OB/GYN experts at Ob-Gyne Associates of Lake Forest, Ltd. use MyoSure to diagnose and treat gynecological issues in the comfort of their offices. If you live in the Lake Forest or Grayslake, Illinois, area and are looking for caring, compassionate, and expert OB/GYNs, phone the friendly, helpful office staff to set up an appointment or request an appointment online.

MyoSure Q & A

What is MyoSure?

MyoSure is a surgical system that allows your doctor to diagnose and treat common gynecological conditions, such as uterine fibroids and polyps. 

Your doctor can also use MyoSure to remove retained products of conception (RPOC) that may remain in your uterus after miscarriage, abortion, or delivery. 

If you plan to undergo fertility treatments, your doctor may recommend MyoSure to increase your chances of success.

Your doctor can also use MyoSure to sample and biopsy any troubling tissue that may be cancerous or precancerous. 

Other procedures that your doctor may perform with MyoSure include removing intrauterine adhesions and removing a uterine septum. A uterine septum is an abnormal division of your uterus that’s present from birth, but may impair your fertility.

What happens in a MyoSure procedure?

A MyoSure procedure can both diagnose and treat abnormal tissue in the uterus in one simple procedure. Your doctor passes the MyoSure camera through your vagina and into your cervix to visualize any abnormal tissues or RPOC that are inside your uterus.

Your expert OB/GYN then inserts a slender wand with a sharp edge that cuts the polyp or fibroid into easily removable pieces that are suctioned away through a window in the wand.

Your OB/GYN makes sure all abnormal tissue and RPOC are removed through the suction wand.  No abnormal tissues are left inside your uterus. 

What are the advantages of MyoSure over traditional surgery?

The MyoSure procedure is outpatient surgery that your doctor performs in the comfort and safety of the Ob-Gyne Associates of Lake Forest, Ltd. office. 

Your doctor can diagnose, treat, and remove abnormal tissue in one simple procedure. After your MyoSure procedure, you return home.

MyoSure preserves your uterus and also the shape of your uterus. MyoSure is a minimally invasive surgery that replaces traditional myomectomy (i.e., removing fibroids) or polypectomy (i.e., removing polyps) that improves your fertility and doesn’t impair uterine function.

The entire procedure from start to finish only takes about 15-30 minutes. Afterward, you may have some cramping, pain, and nausea or vomiting. Most women return to their regular daily activities in just a few days.

To find out if you’re a candidate for fast, easy MyoSure polypectomy, myomectomy, or other procedures, contact the knowledgeable Ob-Gyne Associates of Lake Forest, Ltd. by phone or request an appointment online.