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New HealthCare Financing Option at Ventura County OBGYN

Ventura County Obstetric & Gynecologic Medical Group Inc. has joined Care Credit for our patients’ financial needs. Care Credit is a “credit card for your health and beauty needs that lets you enjoy the benefits of living well today, with special healthcare financing options so you can pay monthly.” Credit Care offers a variety of financing options to fit your needs. If you have any questions, please call our office at (805) 643-8695.Learn more about Care Credit here

Dr. Jill Hall to Speak at a Seminar on 5/13/14

Dr. Jill Hall will be speaking at a free public seminar about New Treatments for Female Prolapse and Incontinence on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 from 6:00 p.m-8:00 p.m.The seminar will take place in the Nichols Auditorium on the 8th floor of the Community Memorial Hospital on 147 N. Brent St., Ventura, CA.

To make a reservation to the seminar call 800-906-6093
You can also visit cmhshealth.org/rsvp

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Treating Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women.

In 2013, an estimated 232,340 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, while 64,640 will be diagnosed with non-invasive breast cancer. With early detection and treatment, women can fight back against breast cancer.

Continue reading “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month”

5-Minute Procedure to Reduce Heavy Periods With NovaSure

1 in 5 women suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding. More than just a hassle, they take physical, emotional, and social toll as well.

NovaSure®, a one-time, five-minute procedure lightens or ends your heavy period. With no pills or hormonal side effects, menstrual bleeding is dramatically reduced or stopped.

NovaSure Works in Four Simple Steps:

NovaSure first step

Your doctor slightly opens your cervix (the opening to the uterus), inserts a slender wand, and extends a triangular mesh device into the uterus

 

 

 

NovaSure second stepThe mesh gently expands, fitting to the size and shape of your uterus

 

 

 

NovaSure third stepPrecisely measured radio frequency energy is delivered through the mesh for about 90 seconds, gently removing the lining of the uterus

 

 

 

NovaSure four stepThe mesh device is pulled back into the wand and both are removed from the uterus

 

 

 

 

To learn more, check out our section on [NovaSure].

Ventura County OBGYN Offers Robotic Surgery

When medication and non-invasive procedures are unable to relieve symptoms, surgery remains the accepted and most effective treatment for a range of gynecologic conditions. These include, but are not limited to, cervical and uterine cancer, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse and menorrhagia or excessive bleeding.

 

The da Vinci S Surgical System

 

With da Vinci ®, small incisions are used to introduce miniaturized wristed instruments and a high-definition 3D camera. Seated comfortably at the da Vinci ® console, your surgeon views a magnified, high-resolution 3D image of the surgical site.

 

To learn more, check our our section on [da Vinci Surgery].

Robotic Surgery Solution to Uterine Fibroids

representing uterine fibroids could developda Vinci® Robotics offers a minimally invasive surgery option for uterine fibroids. The robotic myomectomy procedure combines the best of open and laparoscopic surgery.

The potential benefits of da Vinci Myomectomy as compared to traditional open abdominal surgery are:

  • Opportunity for future pregnancy
  • Significantly less pain
  • Fewer complications
  • Less scarring
  • A faster return to normal daily activities

To see if a da Vinci Myomectomy is right for you check out our section on [da Vinci Myomectomy].

 

Ventura County Offering Robotic Gynecologic Surgery

Only da Vinci ® overcomes the limitations of both traditional open surgery and conventional minimally invasive surgery. The da Vinci ® System is a sophisticated robotic platform designed to expand the surgeon’s capabilities – and for the first time – offer a minimally invasive option for major surgery. Surgeons at Ventura County Obstetric & Gynecologic Medial Group Inc. are specially trained for the robotic surgery procedure.

With da Vinci ®, small incisions are used to introduce miniaturized wristed instruments and a high-definition 3D camera. Seated comfortably at the da Vinci ® console, your surgeon views a magnified, high-resolution 3D image of the surgical site.

To learn more, check out our section on [da Vinci ® Surgery].