Minimally Invasive Surgery Specialist

AllSafe Medical Group

Comprehensive Women’s Healthcare located in Los Angeles, Lynwood, & Downey, CA

Getting ready for traditional surgery can be nerve-wracking and filled with uncertainty. AllSafe Medical Group in Los Angeles, Lynwood, and Downey, California, offers numerous options for minimally invasive gynecologic surgery to effectively treat your condition, while reducing your recovery time and discomfort greatly. To review options for minimally invasive surgery and learn how they’re performed, call AllSafe Medical Group, or reserve an appointment online today.

Minimally Invasive Surgery Q & A

What is minimally invasive surgery?

Minimally invasive surgeries, like those offered at AllSafe Medical Group, use only tiny incisions, if any, to access the inside of your body. Although traditional surgery relies on large incisions for major treatments and repairs, minimally invasive surgery can be performed using smaller tools through the small incision, often with an endoscope for a better view.

In some cases, the benefits of minimally invasive surgery are plenty. With minimally invasive surgery, you can enjoy:

  • A shorter recovery time
  • Less pain
  • Fewer complications
  • Smaller surgical scars

Some minimally invasive surgeries don’t require incisions and don’t leave scars afterward. Your surgeon may be able to access the appropriate organ through one of the holes in your body. In the case of obstetrics and gynecology, that hole is usually your vaginal canal. 

What kinds of minimally invasive surgery are available?

The team at AllSafe Medical Group is able to perform many minimally invasive surgeries aimed at treating women and their reproductive systems. A few examples are:

Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is the process of surgically removing your uterus. Rather than cutting open your abdomen and taking it out, the team may be able to use minimally invasive methods to remove your uterus via your vaginal opening. 

Endometrial ablation

Endometrial ablation is a procedure that the team uses to remove the lining of your uterus efficiently in order to stop or reduce excessive menstrual bleeding. They use an electrical current, extreme cold, or other methods to destroy the uterine lining by inserting instruments through your vaginal canal. 

Female pelvic laparoscopy

During a female pelvic laparoscopy, your physician uses a tiny incision in your abdomen to access the outer parts of your reproductive organs and insert a laparoscope for a better view. They may use it to examine growths or to diagnose conditions like endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease.

What is the recovery period like after minimally invasive surgery?

Recovery after minimally invasive surgery is much simpler than recovery from traditional surgery. The team at AllSafe Medical Group performs these surgeries on an outpatient basis, meaning you can leave the office the same day and rest in the comfort of your home. 

Depending on the extent of your minimally invasive surgery, you may need to take several days off work to recover. You might feel uncomfortable or nauseous, and the team may recommend certain medications to help ease the process.

To learn more about minimally invasive surgeries available at AllSafe Medical Group, call the office, or reserve an appointment online today.