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Is General Anesthesia Necessary?

No, patients are not put under general anesthesia during the Essure procedure. Patients are given a local anesthetic to make them as comfortable as possible during the Essure procedure.

How Long Does The Essure Procedure Take?

The procedure only takes about 45 minutes to one hour in the comfort of our office.
How Effective Is The Essure Procedure?

Through four years of clinical trials, there have been no pregnancies among Essure users. The Essure procedure is considered 99.74% effective.

Is The Essure Procedure Painful?

You may experience some minor cramping similar to that of a normal monthly cycle during or after the procedure Essure. A small percentage of patients experience nausea in the hours following the procedure.

What Is The Recovery Time?

Most women are able to leave the doctor’s office 45 minutes after the Essure procedure has been completed and can return to normal activities within one or two days.

Can The Essure Procedure Be Reversed?

Like vasectomy or tubal ligation, the Essure procedure cannot be reversed and results in permanent sterilization. It is important to be sure you will not want children in the future before undergoing the Essure procedure.

Will I Still Have A Period After Essure?

Yes. Some women have experienced changes in their period—becoming slightly lighter or slightly heavier than before - however, it is usually temporary.

Is Essure Covered By Insurance?

The Essure procedure is covered by most health insurance plans, though it is imperative to review your coverage with your physician and insurance provider before undergoing the procedure. The Essure Procedure is free for individuals with Family PACT. Read our Essure & Family PACT page for more information.

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