Thousands of women have used the Essure Permanent Birth Control System as an alternative to surgical birth control, including tubal ligation. By opting for the two metal coils forming a barrier of scar tissue in the fallopian tubes, Essure is reportedly 99.83% effective in preventing pregnancy.
Essure is a prescription-only, non-hormonal form of permanent birth control system sold by Bayer. Used as an alternative to female sterilization procedures, this system consists of two flexible stainless steel, Nickel titanium, and polyethylene coils, which are inserted into the fallopian tubes by a doctor. There have been approximately 750,000 women who have used the Essure system in order...Read More
In August 2016, a California judge ruled that select lawsuits against Essure Permanent Birth Control System will proceed, despite Bayer’s attempts to have these cases dismissed. Cases in Pennsylvania and Illinois are also moving forward. This allows thousands more women who may have been affected by Essure to come forward. If you, or someone you love, has experienced severe...Read More
In July 2012, Tanya De La Paz had an Essure procedure, which resulted in her being taken to a hospital because one of her fallopian tubes had perforated, and caused bleeding. She had a second...Read More