Bindi Irwin Seeks Endometriosis Treatment From Top Specialist
Bindi Irwin, a well-known conservationist and TV personality from Australia, underwent a surgery at the Seckin Endometriosis Center in Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City. The daughter of the famous television personality Steve Irwin, she took to social media to share details of her battle with endometriosis, including photos of her surgery. The founder of the Seckin Endometriosis Center, Dr. Tamer Seckin, removed 37 lesions from Irwin during a surgery that took several hours. In her public disclosure of her story, Irwin hopes to raise awareness and help other women who may be suffering from this condition. The story was covered by various news agencies worldwide, including the Daily Mail.
Dr. Tamer Seckin is a renowned endometriosis excision specialist who has performed over 4,000 surgeries over four decades. He is the founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America and has authored two books on the subject, namely “The Doctor Will See You Now: Recognizing and Treating Endometriosis” and “EndoMEtriosis: A Guide for Girls“.
Bindi (pictured with her husband Chandler, brother Robert, mother Terri and daughter Grace) said she had spent ten years 'torn apart [by] the pain' and knew she had to have surgery because she 'couldn't live like I was'. She added of her symptoms: 'Things may look fine on the outside looking in through the window of someone¿s life, however, that is not always the case'
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