3213 Summit Square Place, Suite 200
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 381-1066
(859) 263-0650

In-Office Procedures

  • Colposcopy with Biopsy
    • To help reduce cramping after procedure we recommend you take 800 mg Ibuprofen 1 hour before your visit
    • Post-Colposcopy Instructions: The procedure performed on you today was called a colposcopy. The doctor was able to look at your cervix with a lighted microscope. A biopsy was taken to give a more definitive diagnosis. The following are some expected responses to the procedure.
    • Cramping - You may take Advil, Aleve, etc. as needed.
    • Bleeding - It should not be heavier than your normal period.
    • Dark, brown discharge - This comes from the solution used to stop the bleeding and may last 2-3 days.
    • You should avoid tampons, douches and sexual intercourse for 2 days.
    • If you have any problems or questions please call the nurse at (859) 381-1066.
    • You should have an appointment to follow-up on the results in 1-2 weeks unless otherwise instructed by your physician.
  • Endometrial Biopsy
    • This procedure is done by taking a sample of the lining of your uterus to check for any changes in the cells that may be pre-cancerous. It is usually done with those patients who have a thickened endometrial lining, post-menopausal bleeding, or heavy periods. We recommend that you take 800mg of Ibuprofen about an hour before your appointment.
  • Leep Procedure
    • The L.E.E.P (Loop Electrical Excision Procedure) procedure is used to remove the lesional tissue or abnormal tissue from your cervix. We then send the tissue off to our lab for further testing. Following the procedure you may experience:
    • Cramping (you may take Advil, Aleve, etc. as needed
    • Bleeding (it should not be heavier than a normal period)
    • Dark, brown discharge (this is a result of the medicine used to stop the bleeding on your cervix after the biopsy)
    • You should avoid tampons, douches, and sexual intercourse for 4-6 weeks following this procedure.
    • You should followup as directed by your physician, any questions/concerns call us at 859-381-1066
  • Novasure - Post Op Instructions (visit Novasure.com)
    • Do not drive or operate machinery for 24 hours
    • Do not consume alcohol, tranqulizers, sleeping medication or any non prescribed medications for 24 hours
    • Begin diet with liquids, dry toast, or soda crackers. If no nausea, you may resume regular diet.
    • You should go directly home after the procedure. Restrict your activities for the rest of they day.
    • No tampons, douching, or vaginal intercourse for one week.
    • You may have vaginal drainage/discharge/spotting for up to 6 weeks after your procedure. The discharge may be yellow tinged mixed with red-brown blood.
    • You may experience cramping for 2-3 days post procedure. It is ok to take Ibuprofen to help.
  • Call the Office if:
    You have a fever of 101.0 or greater
    Vaginal discharge that has a foul odor
    Severe cramping that is unrelieved by medication
    Bleeding more than a normal period or if you saturate more than a pad/hour

  • Essure Post Op Instructions (Visit Essure.com)
    • Post op instructions:
    • Do not drive ore operate machinery for 24 hours
    • Do not consume alcohol, tranqulizers, sleeping medication or any non prescribed medications for 24 hours
    • Begin diet with liquids, dry toast, or soda crackers. If no nausea, you may resume regular diet.
    • You should go directly home after the procedure. Restrict your activities for the rest of they day.
    • No tampons, douching, or vaginal intercourse for one week.
    • You may have vaginal drainage/discharge for the next 2-3 days along with mild cramping. It is ok to take Ibuprofen to help.
    • You will need to use a reliable form of birth control for 3 months (this is the depo shot if you received it) and call the office to schedule your HSG 3 months after the procedure
  • Call the Office if:
    You have a fever of 101.0 or greater
    Vaginal discharge that has a foul odor
    Severe cramping that is unrelieved by medication
    Bleeding more than a normal period or if you saturate more than a pad/hour

  • IC testing
  • Urodynamics testing
  • Intrauterine Insemination