Endometrial Ablation

What is NovaSure Endometrial Ablation?

NovaSure®is a quick, safe, and simple procedure to lighten or stop your periods, without the side effects of hormones or the risks of hysterectomy.

Why choose NovaSure?

  • It’s Safe: No pills. No hormonal side effects.
  • It’s Effective: For 90% of women, menstrual bleeding is dramatically reduced or stopped.
  • It’s Quick: NovaSure is a one-time, five-minute procedure that can be done in your doctor’s office, usually for the cost of a copay.

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Don't let a period stop you.

One in five women live with very heavy periods. Periods that get in the way of everyday life. Periods that keep you from the people you love and the things you enjoy. NovaSure is a one-time, 5-minute procedure that can lighten - or end your heavy period - without on-going pills and without hormonal side effects. For over 90% of women, menstrual bleeding is dramatically reduced or stopped. Maybe it's time to step back into life


What are heavy periods?

About 10 million women suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding.1 Many women begin to experience heavy and/or irregular bleeding in their 30s and 40s, as they begin to get closer to menopause. Heavy periods are more than just a hassle - they take a physical, social, and emotional toll as well.

Studies show heavy menstrual bleeding can affect women in a number of ways:

Physical:

• Many feel tired and nauseated

• Many experience bad cramps

• Many have headaches

Social:

• More than 60% have had to miss social or athletic events1

• About 80% report avoiding sex2

• 33% have been forced to miss work1

Emotional:

• 77% have depression or moodiness2

• 75% feel anxious1

• 57% report a lack of confidence during their period2

Heavy periods are not something you have to live with! Today, there are a number of effective treatment options available.

Download a free brochure about the NovaSure® procedure.

Understanding your options: One-time treatment options for heavy periods

When considering a procedure like NovaSure®Endometrial Ablation, it is important for you to understand and consider all the other treatment options available to you. Most treatments are only temporary, while NovaSure and hysterectomy represent one-time treatment options. Please carefully review the options listed below and discuss these options with your doctor to help you determine if the NovaSure procedure is the right choice for you.
NovaSure Endometrial Ablation Hysterectomy
(Removal of the Uterus)
Description Simple, safe procedure that removes uterine lining while preserving the uterus to reduce or eliminate bleeding Permanent, surgical option for women not responsive to other treatments
Advantages • For 90% of women, menstrual bleeding is dramatically reduced or stopped

• One-time, five-minute procedure

• Can be done in your doctor’s office, usually for the cost of a copay

• Rapid recovery

• Eliminates problem bleeding

• One-time procedure

Disadvantages • Only appropriate for women who have  completed childbearing

• Requires anesthesia: local or general

• Non-reversible - lose fertility

• Risk of complications associated with minimally invasive

• Cost

• Involves major invasive surgery

• Risk of complications associated with major surgery

• Requires general or regional anesthesia

• 2 to 8-week recovery time

• May result in early onset of menopause/ possible need for future hormone treatment*

• Non-reversible – lose fertility

Download a free brochure about the NovaSure® procedure.