Are you considering a hysterectomy? If you are, you may be wondering if a laparoscopic procedure is right for you. Here is some information about laparoscopic hysterectomies to help you decide. A laparoscopic hysterectomy is a minimally invasive surgery that uses small incisions and special surgical tools to remove the uterus through the vagina. Compared to traditional open surgery, laparoscopic surgery typically results in less pain, scarring, and bleeding. It also allows for a faster recovery time. If you are thinking about having a hysterectomy, talk to Dr Caroline about whether a laparoscopic procedure is right for you.