We use cystoscopy to examine the lining of your bladder and the tube that carries urine out of your body (the urethra). We insert a hollow tube (cystoscope) equipped with a lens into your urethra and slowly advance the tube into your bladder. We can do this procedure in a testing room, using a local anesthetic jelly to numb the urethra. We might also perform cystoscopy as an outpatient procedure, with sedation. Another option is to have cystoscopy performed in the hospital under general anesthesia. Where you go depends on the reason for your procedure. We might recommend cystoscopy to:
Procedure went well. Staff was very friendly and concerned with any pain levels and care going forward. Doctor was very professional and described everything in detail before it happened.
Entire staff friendly and professional. Dr. Modder was patient and explained every step of the procedure. Results were explained. All my questions were answered. I felt comfortable that I was putting my health in good hands.
Going to a urologist can be a frightening experience. Dr. Vlach has always answered my questions with understandable responses. I left the visit with a sense of relief but also a dreaded appointment for next year. I trust Dr. Vlach. The staff are always professional but also very pleasant.