Laser Excision Endometriosis (C02 Laser Vaporization Of Endometriosis)

Timeless Health MD

Gynecologist/Urogynecologist Cosmetic & Robotic Surgeons located in West Covina, CA

Endometriosis is often responsible for stubborn pelvic pain and reduced fertility rates. Tangchitnob MD in West Covina, California, provides advanced solutions for troubling endometriosis symptoms. Dumrong Tangchitnob, MD, and Edward Tangchitnob, MD, are expert surgeons with experience treating endometriosis. In their practice, they use a variety of advanced surgical techniques. Using CO2 laser vaporization, they can remove abnormal tissue and relieve your pelvic pain. For cutting edge gynecological care, call the office or book an appointment online today.

Laser Excision Endometriosis Q & A


What is endometriosis?

During your childbearing years, your uterus develops a special lining called the endometrium. This lining builds up and sheds each month. Endometriosis occurs when this lining grows outside your uterus.

Endometriosis is a common gynecological condition that affects up to 10% of women worldwide. Symptoms can vary, but they usually strike between the ages of 15-49. Most women with endometriosis struggle with severe pelvic pain. 

This condition is also linked to fertility problems. If you have endometriosis, you may have trouble getting pregnant. But treatment can help resolve your pain and boost your fertility. Laser excision is an advanced, laparoscopic procedure that can remove abnormal tissue.

What is laser excision?

Traditional surgery relies on scalpels or surgical scissors to remove unhealthy tissues. These methods are effective but often involve a lengthy recovery period. Sharp surgical instruments can also cause scarring, which may contribute to fertility problems.

Laser excision is different. This procedure uses CO2 lasers to carefully remove the targeted tissue. Laser procedures allow your provider to work with exceptional precision, preserving healthy tissue. A laser excision for endometriosis also offers a reduced risk of scarring.

What happens during a laser excision procedure for endometriosis?

At Tangchitnob MD, you work with an experienced provider. Your provider first performs an in-depth evaluation. The medical team helps you choose an endometriosis treatment that's right for you. If you decide to undergo laser excision, your procedure takes place at a nearby hospital. On the day of your surgery, you receive medication to sleep through the operation. 

During your surgery, your provider makes a tiny incision in your belly button. Your surgeon threads a small camera through this opening, along with the CO2 laser. Your provider then identifies the endometrial tissue that must be removed. 

Next, the CO2 laser is used to heat the water inside the affected tissue. Once this water reaches the boiling point, the cells vaporize. Your provider may also use the laser as a knife, carefully separating unhealthy tissue and removing it with forceps.

After your surgery is complete, you recover at home. Your Tangchitnob MD provider delivers the follow-up care you need to ensure a full recovery.

Can this procedure help me get pregnant?

Endometriosis often interferes with your fertility. By removing abnormal tissue, laser excision boosts your chances of getting pregnant. But prompt diagnosis and treatment are essential for preserving your fertility.

Ready to learn more about endometriosis treatments? Call Tangchitnob MD today or book an appointment online.

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