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Choosing HAE for Internal Hemorrhoid Treatment

Posted on October 23, 2023

If you've been searching for internal hemorrhoid treatment, we invite you to explore Hemorrhoidal Artery Embolization (HAE). This safe, clinically proven treatment option offers an effective and minimally invasive way for you to get rid of hemorrhoids. 

Remember, hemorrhoids are enlarged vessels that develop due to abnormal connections between the veins and arteries in your rectum. As such, we can block blood flow to these vessels with embolization, shrinking your hemorrhoids and resolving unpleasant symptoms such as bleeding.

Why Should You Consider HAE for Internal Hemorrhoid Treatment?

Today, more patients are seeking hemorrhoidal artery embolization (HAE) because it provides an alternative to surgery for relieving the discomfort of internal hemorrhoids. Additional advantages of HAE include:


We can perform HAE by inserting a catheter through a pin-size access point on your leg. As such, you won't need general anesthesia or an overnight hospital stay. And you'll be able to walk out of your procedure and head home on that same day!

Success rate of HAE is high 

Research reveals that patients find comparable symptom relief when choosing HAE or surgery for internal hemorrhoid treatment, yet HAE comes with reduced risk for complications, meaning it's a...

Safer internal hemorrhoid treatment

Unlike procedures such as a hemorrhoidectomy, rubber band ligation or infrared coagulation, HAE does not result in any reported side effects .

When Should You Come to the Georgia Hemorrhoid Institute?

Good candidates for HAE have:

An internal hemorrhoid diagnosis

Disruptive symptoms such as heavy bleeding

Prolapsed internal hemorrhoids

Meet our Interventional Radiologist, Specializing in Internal Hemorrhoid Treatment

At the Georgia Hemorrhoid Institute, Dr. Kevin T. Lie (a dual board-certified vascular and interventional radiologist) specializes in hemorrhoid artery embolization. With more than two decades of experience in this field, he welcomes patients seeking effective internal hemorrhoid treatment.

Under Dr Lie's expert care, the Georgia Hemorrhoid Institute offers effective hemorrhoid treatment solutions. Our hemorrhoid artery embolization procedure yields exceptional patient outcomes across age groups and diverse patient populations. Click here to request an appointment or contact our helpful representatives today at 678-915-2000 for help determining if HAE is the right treatment option for your needs.

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