You will be greeted by our friendly staff and have a chaperone allocated to you.
You will then have a full clinical assessment with Mr von Roon who is a leading London teaching hospital colorectal surgeon.
He will perform clinical examination including a proctoscopy, where a small plastic telescope is inserted into the back passage to confirm a diagnosis.
Once a diagnosis is made he advise you whether your haemorrhoids are suitable for treatment and discuss the treatment options with you. You may have the option to proceed to treatment during the same consultation with our ‘See & Treat’ service, but in some cases treatment may be carried out at a separate appointment.
You can go home independently afterwards and will be given an aftercare leaflet and contact information.
A band is placed tightly around the haemorrhoid. This only takes a few minutes and doesn’t generally require local anaesthetic.
The Rafaelo procedure:
Takes about 10-20 minutes and is performed under local anaesthetic
You will be reviewed at 4 weeks once it has taken time to fully resolve.