Uterine Fibroids: Symptoms and Treatment Options

Uterine fibroids are extremely common in women. One study estimates that 70% of white women and 80-90% of black women will develop uterine fibroids at some point in their lives. Luckily, only about 30% of those women experience symptoms. Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths in the … [Read more...]

Gainesville’s All About Women Introduces New Surgical Robot at North Florida Regional Medical Center

The newest member of the da Vinci® Robotic Systems, Xi, visited us today. NFRMC, the hospital where our practice is located, held a special event for the public to come test drive the surgical robot, meet with the robotic surgeons, and hear a presentation from these surgeons on the new technology. … [Read more...]

What to Expect From a Hysterectomy

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hysterectomies are the second most common surgical procedure among women. If you’ve heard of the term “hysterectomy” from medical articles, doctors or even your friends, it can sound intimidating. You might not know what the surgery … [Read more...]

Effective Alternatives to a Hysterectomy

When you're suffering from painful periods or heavy, constant bleeding that interrupts your life, it might seem like the simplest solution is to have a hysterectomy. But getting your uterus removed is a big deal. Besides ending your fertility, a hysterectomy also initiates the bothersome symptoms of … [Read more...]

Experience Less Pain and Fewer Risks through Single Site Surgery

All About Women Obstetrics and Gynecology is proud to have been a part of an amazing advancement in surgical procedures. Our very own Dr. Anthony Agrios, founder and senior provider of our Gainesville, Florida practice, was the first surgeon to perform robotic hysterectomy surgery at North Florida … [Read more...]

All About Women Founder Speaks at Local Symposium

The North Florida Regional Medical Center sponsored its second annual Women and Wellness symposium on May 4, which was well-received by local residents.  This symposium, just in time for National Women’s Health Week May 12 – 18, focused on women’s health issues such as bone, breast and heart health, … [Read more...]

3 Ways da Vinci Robotic Surgery Benefits Patients

Da Vinci Robotic Surgery has been in the news quite a bit lately. Our own Dr. Anthony Agrios recently celebrated 5 years of performing robot-assisted procedures on patients. In light of this, we thought it might be helpful to explain what the da Vinci system is and how this exciting technology … [Read more...]

Younger Hysterectomy Patients Have Twice the Risk of Developing Menopause Early

New research from Duke University published in this month’s issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology sheds some light on a topic that hasn’t been too closely studied – and confirms what many gynecologists have suspected. Hysterectomy is the most performed gynecological surgical procedure with over … [Read more...]

Single-Site Incision Hysterectomy – Faster Recovery, Fewer Risks

Hysterectomy, or surgical removal of the uterus, is a major surgery many women face – on average, over 622,000 per year according to statistics. It’s not a procedure anyone takes lightly and is only recommended as a last resort for a variety of conditions like endometriosis, chronic pelvic pain … [Read more...]