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What is the purpose of HemWell™?

HemWell™ is an FDA-approved, non-surgical treatment for internal hemorrhoids. HemWell™ uses non-thermal energy to produce a natural, electro-biochemical reaction in the blood that shrinks and ultimately eliminates the hemorrhoid. 

How is HemWell™ performed?
  • HemWell™ is performed in a surgery center with the patient under anesthesia, typically at the end of a colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy.
  • You'll lie on your left side as the gastroenterologist inserts the HemWell™ probe through an anoscope in your rectum to apply a low electrical current to the hemorrhoid columns.
  • It is a brief procedure, usually with minimal or no post-procedure discomfort.
What preparation is required for a HemWell™ procedure?

There is no additional preparation beyond what you would do for a colonoscopy or flexible sigmoidoscopy.

What happens following a HemWell™ procedure?
  • Most patients feel no discomfort afterward and resume normal activities right away.
  • Because of the anesthesia, you may need someone to escort you home. You should plan to take it easy the rest of the day, and you cannot drive a car following the procedure until the next day.
Where is HemWell™ performed?

We perform HemWell™ in our two state-of-the-art endoscopy centers, Carnegie Hill Endoscopy and The Endoscopy Center of New York.