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COVID-19 Update for OB Patients

Dear Pregnant Patient, 
We wanted to take a moment to address the COVID-19 pandemic.  
As usual, we at Women’s Center for Health follow the practice advisory of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) when it comes to caring for our patients, specifically in pregnancy. They have been keeping us up to date with the most recent information they have available as it relates to our pregnant population during this time.   » Read more about: COVID-19 Update for OB Patients  »


Great Birth Control Benefits That Are Beyond Pregnancy Prevention

Everyone knows that using birth control gives a woman control over when and if she becomes pregnant. What you may not know is that there are some great birth control benefits that are beyond pregnancy prevention.  » Read more about: Great Birth Control Benefits That Are Beyond Pregnancy Prevention  »


Reproductive Outcomes after Laparoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation of Symptomatic Myomas

Introduction
More than 2,000 cases of laparoscopic intraabdominal ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation (Lap-RFA; Acessa® procedure, Acessa Health, Inc., Austin, TX USA) of symptomatic
myomas have been performed in the United States and internationally,1 and the procedure has been described.2 Contraception and childbearing following Lap-RFA are of great interest to patients, obstetrician-gynecologists, and reproductive endocrinologists.
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News From Acessa Health – New Evidence Points to Less Invasive Management For Women Suffering from Uterine Fibroids

“Hysterectomies represent the second most common women’s surgical procedure performed annually, despite results favoring minimally invasive, outpatient, uterus-preserving treatment options”  » Read more about: News From Acessa Health – New Evidence Points to Less Invasive Management For Women Suffering from Uterine Fibroids  »


DySis Colposcope: The Next-Gen Cervical Scan

From DySIS Medical: 

The Next Generation Colposcope with an Advanced Cervical Scan
DySISmap is an adjunctive technology to assist colposcopy.
The DySIS Colposcope is a high resolution digital colposcope with an adjunctive map. The DySISmap is generated by a proprietary technology that measures the aceto-whitening reaction and summarises it in the form of an intuitive map. The DySISmap is overlaid on the live image of the cervix to help with the identification of the most relevant biopsy sites.  » Read more about: DySis Colposcope: The Next-Gen Cervical Scan  »


Dr. Olson featured in the news for DySIS Technology!

Dr.Olson was recently featured in an article by Imaging Technology News regarding DySIS Technology. DySIS (Dynamic Spectral Imaging System) Advanced Cervical Imaging System, is a new hi-tech screening device that helps beat cervical cancer. It is currently making it’s debut in the US. [Read Full Article]
Watch the video below to learn more about how the DySIS technology works. Dr. Olson was one of the first doctors to offer this in Illinois.  » Read more about: Dr. Olson featured in the news for DySIS Technology!  »


New Provider Videos

Check out our new provider videos in the Health library section! Get to know your provider before your appointment with a short snap shot of why they choose to work in obstetrics / gynecology and what they bring to the Women’s Center for Health.
https://womenscenterforhealth.org/video-library/  » Read more about: New Provider Videos  »


MaterniT 21 featured on “Today”

The HUGE decision given to expectant parents regarding genetic screening can be extremely overwhelming. The mainstream in recognizing it has an important place and is expanding its research to develop non- invasive tests that won’t cause harm to baby or risks to the mom. Recently NBC’s “Today” featured a segment on a new, non- invasive and quite accurate testing to screen baby’s risk for the most common chromosomal abnormalities including Down’s Syndrome, Trisomy’s 18 and 13.  » Read more about: MaterniT 21 featured on “Today”  »


Blue Seas Med Spa Services

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor if You are Considering Permanent Birth Control

For some women, permanent birth control is the best option to guarantee that they will not have any more children. However as the name explains, permanent birth control is, well, permanent. In very few cases are these procedures reversible. Before you make the decision to go with a permanent option, you will want to ask your doctor all of the right questions. Be sure you know everything you need to about the procedure before you make a decision.  » Read more about: Questions to Ask Your Doctor if You are Considering Permanent Birth Control  »