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The Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Updated: Nov 2, 2023

Minimally invasive surgery has revolutionized the field of medicine, offering numerous benefits for both patients and surgeons. This advanced approach utilizes specialized instruments and techniques to perform surgical procedures with smaller incisions, resulting in less pain, faster recovery, and improved outcomes. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of minimally invasive surgery and why it has become the preferred choice for many patients. One of the primary advantages of minimally invasive surgery is the reduced trauma to the body. Unlike traditional open surgery, which requires large incisions, minimally invasive procedures only require small incisions. This means less damage to surrounding tissues, muscles, and organs, resulting in less pain and discomfort for the patient. Additionally, smaller incisions mean less scarring, which can be a significant concern for many patients. Another benefit of minimally invasive surgery is the shorter recovery time. Since the incisions are smaller and there is less trauma to the body, patients typically experience faster healing and can return to their normal activities sooner. This is especially important for individuals with busy lives or demanding jobs who cannot afford to be out of commission for an extended period. Furthermore, minimally invasive surgery often leads to fewer complications and a lower risk of infection. The smaller incisions reduce the exposure of internal organs to external contaminants, decreasing the likelihood of post-operative infections. Additionally, the precision and advanced technology used in minimally invasive procedures allow surgeons to navigate delicate areas with greater accuracy, minimizing the risk of damage to surrounding structures. One of the most significant advantages of minimally invasive surgery is the improved cosmetic outcome. With smaller incisions and less scarring, patients can enjoy a more aesthetically pleasing result. This is particularly important for procedures performed on visible areas of the body, such as the face or hands. Minimally invasive surgery is also associated with reduced blood loss and a lower need for blood transfusions. The specialized instruments used in these procedures allow for precise control and cauterization of blood vessels, minimizing bleeding during surgery. This is especially beneficial for patients with underlying medical conditions that may increase the risk of bleeding. In addition to these benefits, minimally invasive surgery often results in shorter hospital stays and reduced healthcare costs. With faster recovery times and fewer complications, patients can be discharged sooner, freeing up hospital resources for other patients. Moreover, the reduced need for pain medication and shorter recovery periods can lead to lower healthcare expenses overall. At Phoenix Unified Surgeons PLLC, we are proud to offer minimally invasive surgery as part of our comprehensive surgical care. Our experienced surgeons are board-certified in various specialties, including minimally invasive and robotic surgery. We understand the importance of providing excellence in surgery and wound care while prioritizing kindness and compassion in every interaction. If you are considering surgery, we encourage you to explore the benefits of minimally invasive procedures. Schedule a consultation with our team at Phoenix Unified Surgeons PLLC to discuss your options and determine if minimally invasive surgery is right for you. Experience the advantages of this advanced approach and enjoy a faster recovery, less pain, and improved outcomes. Contact us today at (480) 707-9504 to learn more or to schedule an appointment.

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To Dr. McClary: The office is not answering the phone-goes to a full mailbox which doesn't take messages. Trying to find out if you have your Medicare certification so I can get an appt. I've been waiting Sunshine!!

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We have Medicare certification! Right at the moment we have all calls going through a cell phone. The phone system will be fully up and functioning by next week. Our office number is 480-707-9504. I've asked Kim, our receptionist, to reach out to you. See you soon! Dr. McClary.

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