Surgical Services Specialist

Premier Women's Health

Obstetrics & Gynecology located in Mansfield, TX

Today, you have so many more options and alternatives for gynecologic surgery than ever before. Carolyn Kollar, DO, FACOOG, specializes in traditional and minimally invasive surgery, such as laparoscopy for your gynecologic concerns. Explore your surgical options at Premier Women’s Health in Mansfield, Texas by calling the office today.

Surgical Services Q & A

When do women need gynecologic surgery?

Surgery may be necessary for women who develop certain gynecologic conditions, especially if other treatments aren’t appropriate or fail or if symptoms are severe. Other surgeries, such as sterilization or permanent contraception, are elective.

The types of situations that may require gynecologic surgery include:

  • Abnormal Pap smear
  • Ectopic or molar pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Bleeding abnormalities

What surgical services are provided?

Premier Women’s Health offers surgical services using the most cutting-edge techniques. Dr. Kollar always uses the least invasive methods possible for your condition.

The clinic offers the following surgical services:

  • Permanent contraception: tubal ligation to prevent pregnancy
  • Hysterectomy: removal of the uterus
  • Colposcopy: diagnostic test for an abnormal Pap smear
  • Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP): removal of abnormal tissue of the cervix using an electrically-charged wire loop
  • NovaSure®: destruction of the uterine lining through endometrial ablation
  • Pelvic laparoscopy: procedure to evaluate the reproductive organs with the aid of a camera through small incisions. Many treatments are done via laparoscopy such as tubal ligation, treatment of endometriosis, ovarian masses/cysts or hysterectomy.
  • Laparotomy: surgery that involves evaluation of the pelvic structures through an open incision to perform various needs such as removal of an ovarian mass or hysterectomy.
  • Hysteroscopy: investigative procedure using a small camera inserted through the cervix to view the inside of the uterus.
  • Dilation and curettage (D&C): removal of uterine lining associated with bleeding problems or pregnancy loss

How do I prepare for gynecologic surgery?

Dr. Kollar provides all the necessary instructions for your surgery beforehand. She goes over any dietary restrictions and preparations you need to make in the hours leading up to your procedure.

Let Dr. Kollar know about all medications and supplements you take and any allergies you have. Feel free to ask any questions you have and research your procedure so you know what to expect.

If you need to stay overnight at the hospital, you may want to pack an overnight bag with your medical documents, essentials, and clothes for going home. You should wear comfortable clothes and avoid wearing makeup, jewelry, and contacts for your procedure.

You should also make arrangements for a ride and for help around your house. Dr. Kollar can also give you an idea of how long you’ll be off work so you can be prepared.

If you’re looking for an OB/GYN surgeon in the Mansfield, Texas, area, contact Dr. Kollar over the phone for an appointment.