This service or treatment is generally covered by most health insurance policies. You are responsible for checking your insurance policy cover, and you may need a referral letter. Check which insurance companies are covered.
A cystoscopy is an inspection of the bladder and urethra. A cystoscopy is used by doctors at Welbeck to diagnose a variety of health issues which include bladder cancer, bladder control issues, enlarged prostates and urinary tract infections.
A cystoscopy involves a telescope that is passed through the urethra to examine the bladder and urethra. A simple exploratory procedure takes about 15 to 30 minutes, including preparation. Occasionally, doctors may take a small biopsy of an abnormal area and cauterise the biopsy site.