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Services & Treatments

Services

  • Prenatal, general and high-risk obstetrical care
  • General physical examinations including pap smears
  • Adolescent gynecology

Diagnosis and Treatment of

  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Infections of female organs
  • Cancer of female organs
  • Pelvic pain
  • Abnormal pap smears evaluated by colposcopy
  • Infertility and endocrinology problems
  • Urinary incontinence evaluation and treatment
  • Surgical procedures related to the female reproductive organs
  • Family planning and counseling in methods of birth control

Permanent Birth Control 

Permanent birth control for women has now become even more convenient.

The Iowa Clinic OB/GYN Department is now offering women a non–incisional and effective permanent birth control option called Essure – Permanent Birth Control.

Essure is an advancement in permanent birth control that does not involve cutting or the need for general anesthesia, making the procedure a safe and effective in-office procedure.

Essure facts

  • 99.80% effective
  • Hormone free
  • Most women can return to normal activity within one to two days
  • Covered by most insurance plans

How it works

Soft, flexible coils are placed into each fallopian tube. During the first three months the coils work to form a tissue barrier blocking sperm.

Painful Periods

Less painful periods have now become a reality. An 8-minute treatment performed in your physician’s office can end years of heavy, painful periods.

The obstetricians and gynecologists at The Iowa Clinic are now performing Gynecare Thermachoice – Treatment for Heavy Periods Uterine Balloon Therapy, a procedure to help women suffering from heavy periods to avoid a hysterectomy.

Intended use for GYNECARE THERMACHOICE:

  • For premenopausal women who have completed childbearing
  • Performed in your physician’s office using local anesthetic
  • In most cases menstrual bleeding will be reduced to a moderate or light flow
  • NOT recommended for women who still want to have children
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