FAQ’S

IRC Procedure FAQ’s

Will the procedure be painful?
The IRC procedure is completely painless.

How long does the procedure take?
For the IRC, a treatment generally lasts about ten minutes. Treatment time depends on the severity of the hemorrhoid and your comfort level.

How many Treatments are required?
For IRC, Patients are evaluated on a case by case basis. Your physician will determine how many visits are required based on your examination. Most patients require 5 to 7 visits at 1-2 week intervals.

Can I be treated if my hemorrhoid is actively bleeding?
Yes. Your first treatment with IRC should immediately reduce your symptoms of bleeding.

With the IRC procedure, will I be able to have a normal bowel movement?
Yes. IRC produces no disruption to your work schedule or lifestyle.

When can I go back to work?
With IRC, most patients return to work the same day of the procedure.

What must I do after the procedure?
You can continue with your usual activities, even on the day of treatment. However, it is always recommended that you add high-fiber foods to your diet.

What is the recurrence rate of hemorrhoids?
IRC can require a few treatments to eradicate smaller hemorrhoids completely.

Laser Surgery Procedure FAQ’s

Will the procedure be painful?
With laser surgery, there can be some mild discomfort afterwards.

How long is the procedure?
With the laser surgery, the treatment generally lasts thirty minutes.

How many Treatments are required?
For Laser Surgery, generally only one tratment is needed to eradicate hemorrhoids.

When can I go back to work?
With Laser surgery, it can take a few days to fully recover.

What is the recurrence rate of hemorrhoids?
With laser surgery the recurrence rate is less than one half of one percent and only one treatment is required.