Essure Birth Control

There are many reasons why a woman might seek permanent birth control. She may be finished having children, but wish to remain sexually active. Other women find oral birth control to be cumbersome and susceptible to mistakes. Essure is a type of permanent birth control that requires no incisions.

Request more information about Essure today: Call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

What is Essure?

Essure is a form of permanent birth control. This is also known as a female sterilization procedure. Unlike the most common form of permanent female sterilization, tubal ligation, Essure features no incisions or surgical alteration of the fallopian tubes.
Instead, Essure makes use of a special inserted device to block the fallopian tube and prevent pregnancy.

Essure is:

Essure has been in regular use for more than a decade. Because Essure does not contain or release hormones, it avoids many of the side effects of oral and injected birth control. That means no weight gain, no mood swings and a far smaller margin of error.

How Does Essure Work?

The Essure procedure is non-surgical and non-invasive. Because of this, Essure features virtually no downtime; it takes just 45 minutes to complete for most women. During the actual Essure procedure:

It's important to understand that the Essure birth control implant is a permanent procedure. This means that once it has been performed, it cannot be reversed. Because of this, it is only recommended for women who are certain they do not wish to have children.

Request Essure Information Today

Essure is a birth control implant that is permanent and non-surgical. Request Essure information today: call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

Author
Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG As an expert in preventive care, innovative treatment solutions, and laparoscopic surgery, board-certified OB/GYN Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG, is a trusted practitioner who’s been in private practice since 1985. Dr. Zikria earned his doctor of medicine from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark. He went on to complete a competitive surgical residency program at Georgetown University in Washington. Dr. Zikria then went through a comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology residency program through the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at the Magee-Women’s Hospital. He welcomes new and existing patients to his practice in Milpitas, California.

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