Dr. Halfon provides a variety of solutions without surgery. A one-time office procedure to lighten or end heavy menses without pills or hormonal side effects can be done while you are awake, with minimal discomfort and minimal risk.

In-office procedures to get rid of that annoying heavy menses include Thermachoice® or Novasure® and are covered by most insurance. Call the office for a free consultation (consultation will be only for the purpose of discussion of Thermachoice® or Novasure® and does not include a physical exam or establish a physician/patient relationship).

Common Causes

In some cases, the cause of heavy menstrual bleeding is unknown, but a number of conditions may cause menorrhagia…
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What is NovaSure Endometrial Ablation?

NovaSure® is a quick, safe, and simple procedure to lighten or stop your periods, without the side effects of hormones or the risks of hysterectomy.

Why choose NovaSure?

  • It’s Safe: No pills. No hormonal side effects.
  • It’s Effective: For 90% of women, menstrual bleeding is dramatically reduced or stopped.
  • It’s Quick: NovaSure is a one-time, five-minute procedure that can be done in your doctor’s office, usually for the cost of a copay.


If you’ve been reluctant to talk to your friends or your doctor about your heavy periods, you may not realize how common they are – or that you don’t have to accept the limits heavy periods can put on your lifestyle.

One effective treatment for heavy periods is a global endometrial ablation (GEA) procedure called GYNECARE THERMACHOICE® Uterine Balloon Therapy System. GYNECARE THERMACHOICE® is an effective, nonhormonal, permanent treatment for heavy periods. It involves a minimally invasive, 8-minute procedure that can be performed in your doctor’s office or in a hospital.