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Essure Permanent Birth Control

Essure is a permanent birth control procedure that works with your body
to create a natural barrier against pregnancy. This gentle procedure can
be performed in our office by either Dr. Hayes or Dr. Lane, both trained
Essure Physicians, in less than an hour. This procedure and device has
been trusted by women and doctors for over five years, Essure is covered
by most insurance providers. Depending on your specific insurance plan,
payment may be as low as a simple co-pay.

Essure offers women what no birth control ever has:

The Essure Procedure is permanent and is NOT reversible. Therefore, you should be sure you do not want children in the future.

About The Essure Procedure

The Essure Procedure does not require any cutting into the body. Instead, Doctors Hayes and Lane, Essure-trained physicians, insert small flexible micro-inserts™ through the body's natural pathways (vagina, cervix, and uterus) and into your fallopian tubes.

The procedure can be performed in the comfort of our office without general anesthesia, and most women resume their normal activities within one day.

During the three months following the procedure, your body and the micro-inserts work together to form a natural barrier that prevents sperm from reaching the egg. During this period, you must continue using another form of birth control (other
than an IUD or IUS).

Three months after The Essure Procedure, an Essure Confirmation Test will be performed, to confirm that the tubes are fully blocked and that the women can rely
on Essure for permanent birth control.

Unlike birth control pills, patches, rings, and some forms of IUDs, Essure does not contain hormones to interfere with your natural menstrual cycle. Your periods
should more or less continue in their natural state.

Additional information about The Essure Procedure is available at www.essure.com
or by watching The Essure Procedure Informational Video. Please contact us at Via OB/GYN with any questions.