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Her Option® is a
procedure to treat “menorrhagia” (men-or-ra-jah), a medical term for
menstrual periods that are too heavy, too frequent, or last too
long. Her Option is designed for office use and women’s comfort in
mind. The procedure typically takes 20 to 30 minutes and uses
cryoablation (cold temperatures). Cold has a natural analgesic
affect, reducing pain associated with the procedure. Her Option is
a natural choice for women with heavy periods who are looking for an
alternative to a hysterectomy, maintaining your natural hormones.
During the treatment, your
doctor will monitor the progress of the treatment using an abdominal
ultrasound. A slender probe will be gently inserted through your
vagina into your uterus and is cooled until it reaches sub-zero
temperatures. Typically, multiple ice zones are formed.
The Her Option procedure:
Is effective. In a
clinical study with Her Option, 91% of patients surveyed at two
years following treatment were very or extremely satisfied.
The decrease in bleeding varies from woman to woman. Some women
find that their periods return to more normal levels. Other
women will find that their bleeding is completely eliminated or
will only spot for a few days a month
Requires no IV
sedation. Your doctor will work with you to determine
appropriate medication for the treatment
May provide additional
benefits. Patients who undergo the treatment often report a
reduction in PMS symptoms, such as fatigue, irritability and
satisfaction. 96% of women would recommend Her Option to a
Her Option is not right for
all women. To schedule an appointment to talk with you physician
about this procedure call
Durability of Treatment Effects after
Endometrial Cryoablation vs. Rollerball Electroablation for
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding: Two-Year Results of a
Multicenter Randomized Trial. Townsend D et al. American
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, March 2003.
A Randomized Study Comparing
Endometrial Cryoablation and Rollerball Electroablation for
Treatment of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding. Duleba A et
al. The Journal of the American Association of
Gynecologic Laparoscopists, February 2003.