About Hemorrhoidectomy & Surgical Hemorroid Treatments
Recent research suggests that, by age 50, as many as half of American adults have suffered, or are currently suffering, from hemorrhoids. These swollen and inflamed veins in the anus and lower rectum can be the result of chronic constipation, pregnancy, obesity and other health conditions, causing itching, pressure, discomfort and bleeding that significantly detracts from one’s quality of life.If lifestyle changes have not stopped your hemorrhoid pain, learn more about hemorrhoid surgery (Hemorrhoidectomy) in Chesapeake. Hemorrhoid removal surgery with board-certified surgeon Dr. Surya Challa can provide a long-lasting solution for hemorrhoid discomfort.
Dr. Challa utilizes the ultrasonic shears (harmonic scalpel) for the surgical treatment of hemorrhoids –which allow for targeted removal while minimizing anesthesia time as well as intraoperative and postoperative bleeding. This advanced, state of the art technology allows for the surgery to be performed in a minimally invasive fashion without any stitches (typically).
FAQ: Hemorrhoid Removal in Chesapeake, VA
Is Chesapeake hemorrhoid removal performed under general anesthesia?
Yes. This procedure is performed under general anesthesia.
How long does this surgery take?
This surgery typically takes 30 minutes.
What is the recovery like following this surgery?
There is discomfort in the area of surgery following the procedure which gradually resolves over the next few weeks. Dr Challa also provides various medications and techniques to reduce your postoperative discomfort.
Will the hemorrhoids come back?
Dr. Challa will advise you on a variety of lifestyle changes and other measures you can take to minimize your chance of developing new hemorrhoids.
How long until I can resume my normal activities?
The majority of our patients resume normal activity within a few days.
How many of these procedures has Dr. Challa performed?
Dr. Challa has performed hundreds of these procedures.
Is a hospital stay required?
No, this is typically an outpatient procedure which does not require a hospital stay.
What regions of Virginia does Chesapeake Vein Center serve for hemorrhoid removal surgery?Chesapeake Vein Center & MedSpa in Chesapeake, VA is convenient to Virginia Beach and all of Norfolk County.
What makes Chesapeake Vein Center and MedSpa different?
Dr. Challa rigorously reviews all medical protocols at Chesapeake Vein Center and MedSpa prior to application. An advantage of having a surgeon such as Dr. Challa actively practicing at the same site is the higher standard that medical offices typically adhere to. You can be assured that these practices are safe, effective and tested.
Is Dr. Surya Challa actively practicing in Chesapeake, Virginia?
Yes! Dr. Challa actively sees and treats patients at Chesapeake Vein Center and MedSpa. This means that our office adheres to a higher standard of care, equal to that of medical offices. Other medical spas are often ‘overseen’ by a medical director, or may be simply ‘associated’ with a medical director; neither of these situations carries any guarantee that the medical director even practices out of that location.