Robotic Surgery

raditional open gynecologic surgery, using a large incision for access to the uterus and surrounding anatomy, has for many years been the standard approach to many gynecologic procedures. Yet with open surgery can come significant pain, trauma, a long recovery process and threat to surrounding organs and nerves. For women facing gynecologic surgery, the period of pain, discomfort and extended time away from normal daily activities that usually follows traditional surgery can understandably cause significant anxiety.

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Bioidentical Hormones

In recent years, Oprah and Suzanne Somers have brought bioidentical HRT onto center stage. As a result, we’re now deluged with calls about bioidentical hormones. The basic question women ask is, “Are they for me?” This isn’t the first time we’ve seen a sudden spark of interest in bioidenticals. In her books, Ageless, The Sexy Years, and Breakthrough, and in media appearances to promote them, Suzanne Somers describes how bioidentical hormones relieved her menopause symptoms. She also makes it clear that she intends to stay on them for the rest of her life

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Vaginal Rejuvenation

Don't worry, you are certainly not the only one with those annoying symptoms, such as genital itching, irritation, vaginal dryness, poor lubrication and even pain during intercourse (dyspareunia). These are actually quite common symptoms, which can be related to estrogen deficiency and to vaginal atrophy. Menopause (whether physiological or induced) is often accompanied by these symptoms, which affect the quality of life and the relationship.

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Leila Zafaranchi, MD, FACOG

ABC7 interview Nov. 2011

CBS2 interview Aug. 2010

ABC7 interview Nov. 2009

Listen KHTS AM-1220, Aug. 2010

ABC7 interview Jul. 2010

Vaginal Rejuvenation Farsi Mar, 2015