Women's Health Alliance

Essure Permanent Birth Control

Essure is a permanent, non-surgical birth control procedure that can be completed in your doctor’s office in about 10 minutes. This procedure can help you stop worrying about an unplanned pregnancy and has been proven effective in 99% of cases.

The Essure Confirmation Test verifies that:

You need to have a confirmation test approximately 3 months after the procedure. This will determine that you can rely on Essure for permanent birth control. During this time you must use alternate birth control methods to prevent pregnancy.

  1. The inserts are placed correctly
  2. Your fallopian tubes are blocked
  3. You can rely on Essure for permanent birth control

The test will utilize a contrast dye and a special type of X-ray. Once complete you can start depending on Essure.