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What should I do after laser hemorrhoidoplasty to recover faster?

What should I do after laser hemorrhoidoplasty to recover faster?

Laser hemorrhoidoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that uses a laser to shrink the hemorrhoidal tissue, providing relief to patients suffering from hemorrhoids. While the recovery time for laser hemorrhoidoplasty is typically faster than traditional options, there are still steps that patients can take to ensure a smooth and speedy recovery. In this article, we will explore some tips on what patients can do after laser hemorrhoidoplasty to recover faster.

  1. Follow your doctor’s instructions: The first and most important step to a fast recovery after laser hemorrhoidoplasty is to follow your doctor’s instructions. This may include taking prescribed medications, following a specific diet, or avoiding certain activities. It is important to follow these instructions closely to ensure proper healing.
  2. Keep the area clean: It is important to keep the treated area clean and dry after laser hemorrhoidoplasty. This can be done by gently washing the area with warm water and mild soap, and then patting it dry with a clean towel. Patients should avoid using soaps or wipes with harsher additives as it may irritate the area.
  3. Use a sitz bath: A sitz bath can help to soothe the area and reduce discomfort after laser hemorrhoidoplasty. This involves sitting in a shallow bath of warm water for 10-15 minutes, several times a day. Patients can also add Epsom salts or other soothing agents to the water for added relief.
  4. Apply ice packs: Ice packs can help to reduce swelling and discomfort after laser hemorrhoidoplasty. Patients can apply ice packs to the area for 10-15 minutes at a time, several times a day. It is important to wrap the ice pack in a towel or cloth to avoid direct contact with the skin.
  5. Avoid sitting for long periods: Sitting for long periods can put pressure on the rectal area and slow down the healing process after laser hemorrhoidoplasty. Patients should try to take breaks and walk around every hour or so to reduce the amount of time spent sitting.
  6. Increase fiber intake: A diet high in fiber can help to prevent constipation, which can be a common side effect after laser hemorrhoidoplasty. Patients should aim to consume at least 25-30 grams of fiber per day, which can be found in foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes.
  7. Stay hydrated: Drinking plenty of fluids can also help to prevent constipation after laser hemorrhoidoplasty. Patients should aim to drink at least 8-10 glasses of water per day, as well as other fluids such as herbal tea or broth.

Following these tips can definitely help patients recover faster after laser hemorrhoidoplasty. It is important to remember that every patient’s recovery time may vary, and it is important to listen to your body and take things at a comfortable pace. If you have any concerns or questions about your recovery after laser hemorrhoidoplasty, it is important to speak with your healthcare provider.

TCBH Surgical Centre offers FREE laser hemorrhoidoplasty consultations. Please email or call (647) 967-3233 to request your FREE consultation.

Dr. Ashwin Maharaj obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology/Physiology from the University of Western Ontario (BSc). e became certified through is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and was certified as fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and recently recertified. He is a member of the Canadian Association of General Surgeons. His current clinical interests are devoted to outpatient acute and chronic gastrointestinal medicine/surgery as well as abdominal wall hernia surgery and practices in certified facilities in Toronto. He has research experience in gastrointestinal disease as well as surgical education teaching resident surgeons and medical students.

Dr. Diana Magee completed her undergraduate education at Cornell University followed by a Master of Public Health degree at Boston University. She received her medical degree from Queen’s University and completed her urology residency at the University of Toronto. While in residency she enrolled in the Surgeon Scientist program and completed her Master of Science in Health Services Research. She completed her fellowship in urologic oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. Dr. Magee’s area of expertise is in the management of urologic cancers as well as performing minimally invasive surgery.

Dr. Pianezza completed his medical degree (MD) at the University of Ottawa in 2002. He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCSC). He then completed a one-year fellowship in minimally invasive surgery and endourology at the University of Alberta in Edmonton in 2008.

Dr. M. Pianezza has been a staff urologist in Sudbury at the Health Sciences North since January 2010. He was Head of Urology from February 2013 to September 2016. He is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

Dr. Heimrath completed his medical school at the University of Ottawa, his surgical residency at McGill University, and his Endourology, Minimally Invasive, and Robotics Fellowship at the University of Toronto. Dr. Heimrath’s areas of expertise include the management of complex kidney stones and urologic cancers as well as performing minimally invasive surgery. Since 2016, Dr. Heimrath has worked overseas in Malawi and Rwanda to explore opportunities to build urologic and surgical capacity in the developing world. He is a partner in the Urology Global Surgery initiative at the University of Toronto and holds a lecturer appointment with the University of Toronto.


Procedures & Conditions Treated


Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a clinical condition characterized by a malabsorption syndrome due to an increase in microorganisms within the small intestine.

Gastric ballon

The Clinic at Beverly Hills offers patients the option between two industry leading gastric balloon procedures. The traditional endoscopy guided Orbera Gastric Balloon and the revolutionary swallowable Allurion Gastric Balloon.

Laser Hemorrhoid Treatment

Hemorrhoids are a natural part of the human body and, when healthy, assist with the closure of the anus.

Hemorrhoids are vascular cushions that move blood to and from the anus and help support the function of the sphincter. Most people think of hemorrhoids as the disorder known as hemorrhoids or piles.

Stress Urinary Incontinence

Stress Urinary incontinence (SUI) means the uncontrollable loss of urine – an involuntary loss or leakage of urine during precipitating activities like coughing, laughing, sneezing, straining, exercising etc. Early signs of SUI are complaints relating to dysuria, frequency, and urgency. At TCBH Surgical Centre, we offer two treatment options for Stress Urinary Incontinence.


Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a condition in which your prostate grows in size. Your prostate is a gland that rests below your bladder and in front of your rectum. It’s about the size of a walnut, and it surrounds part of your urethra. Your urethra is a tube that carries urine and sperm (ejaculate) out of your body. If your prostate grows in size, it can prevent urine and ejaculation from passing through your urethra. BPH is not cancerous. However, symptoms of BPH may indicate more serious conditions, including prostate cancer. TCBH Surgical Centre provides two treatment options.

Rezum Water Therapy

How The Rezum™ Water Vapor Therapy Works

  • RezumTM Water Vapor Therapy is a novel technology that helps people who are suffering from BPH symptoms.
  • In each application, sterile water vapor is released to the targeted prostate tissue. When the steam turns back into the water, all the stored energy is released, causing the cells to die.
  • Over time, your body’s natural healing response removes the dead cells, shrinking the prostate. With the extra tissue removed, the urethra opens, reducing BPH symptoms.
  • The maximum benefit may occur within three months.
    Patients’ responses to treatment can and do vary.

Nanoknife for Prostate Cancer

NanoKnife or Irreversible Electroporation (IRE) consists of placing a number of electrodes into the prostate to surround the area of significant cancer.

Short pulses of electricity using very high voltage are passed between the electrodes. This causes micropores to occur in all cells, including the cancer cells, which lead to their death.

Dr. Luke Fazio is the current Chief of Urology at Humber River Hospital. Dr. Fazio received his medical degree from McGill University in 1999. Following this, he finished his Endourology and Minimally Invasive fellowship at the University of Toronto. As the Urology Medical Director, he has brought many minimally invasive programs to TCBH and is working on future projects. He currently sits on numerous committees and is an advocate for innovation in healthcare. He is the physician lead for the Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Program. He also is the Chair of the Innovation Committee.

Dr. Bhargava has a primary focus of providing care for her patients in the form of minimally invasive procedures and cutting edge technology. She is the Medical Director of TCBH Surgical Centre (The Clinic at Beverly Hills Healthcare) and has been instrumental in bringing Laser Hemorrhoid Treatment to her Centre.

Dr. Bhargava completed both her medical school and surgical residency at the University of Western Ontario. In addition to her Bariatric fellowship, she has also completed Minimally Invasive fellowship at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio.
Dr. Bhargava has published multiple research papers and lead articles.

Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Association of General Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, and American Society of Bariatric Surgery