19 October 2017

Gynecology Issues of Seniors

Gynecology for seniors is a rapidly expanding field because of the percentage of women aged 65 years and older has risen and is set to increase significantly in coming decades. The number of older women seeking both routine and seriGynecological Care for Seniorsous gynecologic care, as well as surgical mediations, can be expected to rise radically. The gynecologic needs of younger and older women differ and the gynecologic care we have routinely offered in the past does not always benefit in this older population of women. With rapidly changing technology and advances in gynecologic care, we must determine which interventions are appropriate and beneficial, identify unmet needs, and allocate resources accordingly.

Services Seniors Need to be Concerned with in Their Golden Years

Some of the Senior Gynecologic services that need to addressed as the female population moves into the post-menopausal years include: Vulvar Atrophy, Fungal Vulvitis, Atrophic Vaginitis, Cystocele, Rectocele, Use of Pessaries, Stress Urinary Incontinence, Screening for Cancers (Vulvar, Vaginal, Uterine, Ovarian, and Breast), Breast Exams, Evaluation of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Screening for Osteoporosis, Prolapsed Uterus. More Gynecologists are looking into and specializing in post-menopausal medicine.

Dr. Hinson helps women throughout her gynecological cycle from pre-menstrual to post-menopausal and beyond. Dr. Hinson's caring approach creates an environment that is safe and free for communication which enables a long fruitful relationship between Doctor and patient. Call us at 801-364-4030.

Why Choose Dr. Hinson

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Passionate about her vision. Treating women as people, respecting their value as females, and as people.

25 years of OB/GYN experience, acting as the only doctor for most of her patients , treating other medical needs as well.

Emphasizes a partnership with the patient in her health care, strongly advocating her responsibility in her health.

Focused, nonjudgemental listener, effective communicator and educator.

Considers the patient's overall health, mental state, and social issues as possible factors contributing to her present problems.

Considers the female body as a whole, not just the pelvic region.

Committed to staying current with changing guidelines and treatment options.

Continuously updating skills with emphasis on minimally invasive and in-office procedures.

More About Dr. Hinson

For 25 years Dr. Joanne S. Hinson has provided compassionate healthcare to the women of Salt Lake City, Utah and beyond. From puberty to menopause, Dr Hinson provides the best personalized GYN services… caring for the whole woman.

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