Advanced Women's Care

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Minimally Invasive Surgery, and how does it benefit patients?

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) refers to surgical techniques that involve smaller incisions compared to traditional open surgery. This approach utilizes specialized instruments and advanced technology to perform procedures with enhanced precision and minimal tissue damage. Patients undergoing MIS often experience shorter recovery times, reduced pain, and decreased risk of complications compared to conventional surgery.

What conditions can be treated with Minimally Invasive Surgery?

Minimally Invasive Surgery is used to treat a wide range of gynecological conditions, including but not limited to:

– Endometriosis

– Fibroids

– Adenomyosis

– Ovarian cysts

– Heavy menstrual bleeding

– Pelvic pain

– Infertility issues related to gynecological conditions

What is daVinci Robotic Surgery, and how does it differ from traditional surgery?

daVinci Robotic Surgery is a type of Minimally Invasive Surgery that utilizes robotic-assisted technology to perform complex procedures with enhanced precision and control. During daVinci procedures, the surgeon operates from a console, controlling robotic arms equipped with surgical instruments. This advanced technology provides improved visualization and dexterity, allowing for more precise movements and smaller incisions compared to traditional surgery.

What should I expect during the recovery period after Minimally Invasive Surgery?

Recovery from Minimally Invasive Surgery varies depending on the specific procedure and individual patient factors. In general, patients can expect a shorter hospital stay, reduced post-operative pain, and quicker return to normal activities compared to traditional surgery. Dr. Glassman will provide personalized post-operative instructions and follow-up care to ensure a smooth recovery process.

Are there any risks associated with Minimally Invasive Surgery?

While Minimally Invasive Surgery offers many benefits, like any surgical procedure, there are potential risks and complications to consider. These may include infection, bleeding, organ injury, and adverse reactions to anesthesia. Dr. Glassman will thoroughly discuss the risks and benefits of surgery with each patient and address any concerns prior to proceeding with treatment.

How can I prepare for Minimally Invasive Surgery?

Preparation for Minimally Invasive Surgery may involve pre-operative tests, dietary restrictions, and medication adjustments. Dr. Glassman will provide specific instructions tailored to each patient’s needs. It’s essential to follow these guidelines closely to optimize surgical outcomes and minimize potential complications.

Will insurance cover Minimally Invasive Surgery?

Many insurance plans cover Minimally Invasive Surgery procedures, especially when deemed medically necessary. However, coverage may vary depending on the patient’s insurance provider and specific policy. Our office staff will work closely with patients to verify insurance coverage and address any questions or concerns regarding billing and payment options.

How can I schedule a consultation with Dr. David Glassman?

To schedule a consultation with Dr. Glassman, please contact our office directly by phone or through our online appointment request form. During your consultation, Dr. Glassman will conduct a thorough evaluation, discuss your medical history, and recommend personalized treatment options tailored to your needs and goals.