Using several operating tools such as grasping forceps, operating scissors, other fine instruments, and energy sources such as laser, ultrasound, and electro surgical instruments the abnormalities discovered when performing a diagnostic hysteroscopy can be corrected at the same time. Hormonal medication, such as estrogens, may be prescribed to stimulate the endometrial lining.
Recovery time following the surgery is usually around two hours. Most patients are discharged following the procedure, and normal activities can usually be resumed within a few days. Some vaginal discharge and cramping may be experienced for several days following the procedure, and sexual intercourse should be avoided for a few days or for as long as bleeding occurs.