Often there are factors that occur in a woman or man’s reproductive anatomy that prevent conception to occur and must be corrected or reversed surgically in order for fertility to occur.
In some cases, infertility in women requires a minor surgical procedure to correct the problem that is preventing pregnancy to occur. It is quite common among women that past surgeries have left scars, fallopian tubes may be blocked, ovarian cysts or endometriosis are present, and other such factors that must be corrected, usually with fairly easy and brief procedures.
Providence Fertility Center has the latest technology and innovation to help you determine if reproductive surgery is necessary for you and make it happen as easily as possible.
How Is Surgery Performed?
The two most common surgeries are a laparoscopy or a hysteroscopy.
A laparoscopy is minimally invasive and allows doctors to view the pelvic organs and their condition by making a small incision in the stomach and inserting a tiny fiber optic camera. This procedure is usually used when treating endometriosis, ovarian cysts, correction of scar tissue, and blocked or damaged fallopian tubes, among other issues.
A hysteroscopy is also fairly noninvasive and is a procedure used to treat uterus abnormalities, fibroids, endometrial polyps, and other abnormalities. General anesthesia is used and no incisions are made, meaning that most women are able to resume normal activity immediately following the procedure.
These procedures are very common and can make the difference between having children and not having them. So do not let the thought of surgery deter you from your dream of becoming a parent. Contact us to schedule a consultation.