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  • It’s Been a Long Time Since My Vasectomy. Can I Still Get a Reversal? March 21, 2019
    Most men who have vasectomies do so because they feel sure that they no longer want to have children. However, life can change in unexpected ways, even long after a vasectomy procedure. If this happens to you, you may be wondering if it has simply been too long since your original procedure to consider a […] The post It’s Been a Long Time Since My Vasectomy. […]
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  • Would You Use Social Media to Choose a Baby Name?  March 14, 2019
    Picking a baby name is one of the most exciting parts of growing your family. After a vasectomy reversal, if your partner conceives, would you ever use social media to help pick your baby’s name?  Watch this video to hear how social media is shaping the way that some people pick names for their babies. […] The post Would You Use Social Media to Choose a Baby […]
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  • Caring for Yourself at Home After Your Vasectomy Reversal March 8, 2019
    Vasectomy reversals are generally well-tolerated procedures. In most cases, patients return home on the same day as their surgeries and recover over the course of the next few weeks. Before you leave the surgery center, you will receive detailed instructions on how to care for yourself at home and avoid complications. Here is what you need to know.   Anesthe […]
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  • A Surgery Preparation Guide for Out-of-Town Patients February 27, 2019
    It’s more common than you might think for patients to travel for surgery, particularly when the surgery is a very delicate procedure like a vasectomy reversal. It’s important to choose a vasectomy reversal surgeon who has an excellent track record of success and plenty of experience in the various surgical approaches. Patients often decide that the […] The p […]
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  • Will You Need Pre-Surgery Testing? February 21, 2019
    Before you have any type of surgery, including a vasectomy reversal, it’s crucial to inform the doctor of your full medical history. The vasectomy reversal surgeon needs to know about your pre-existing medical conditions, prior history of surgeries, and the medications and supplements you may be taking, including over-the-counter (OTC) drugs. In some cases, […]
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  • Re-Do Vasectomy Reversal Surgeries: What You Need to Know February 14, 2019
    Vasectomy reversals are performed to reconnect the vas deferens and make pregnancy possible after men have had vasectomies. Vasectomy reversals have a high rate of success, as defined by the presence of sperm in the semen within 12 months of the procedure. However, some men do experience failed vasectomy reversals, which may lead them to consider […] The pos […]
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  • Understanding the Vasectomy Reversal Procedure February 7, 2019
    The vasectomy reversal is a highly delicate, complex procedure. The goal is to reconnect the vas deferens, which is the tiny tube that carries sperm from the testicle to the semen. This can enable a couple to get pregnant. The vas deferens is about one-third of a millimeter in diameter. The surgeon places several tiny […] The post Understanding the Vasectomy […]
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  • Are You a Candidate for a V-E Procedure? January 30, 2019
    During your consult, your vasectomy reversal surgeon will explain your surgical options. Depending on your unique situation, you may be a candidate for a vasoepididymostomy, also called the V-E procedure. If so, the surgeon will attach the vas deferens directly to the epididymis, which is the small organ at the rear of each testicle that […] The post Are You […]
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  • Questions to Ask Your Surgeon About Your Vasectomy Reversal Procedure January 24, 2019
    The decision to have any sort of surgery should never be made lightly. It’s important to be a proactive patient by asking the vasectomy reversal surgeon all of your questions and learning about the procedure from credible sources. Don’t hesitate to call the clinic if any questions or concerns occur to you after your initial consultation.  How […] The post Qu […]
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  • Why Are You Supposed to Avoid Eating Before Surgery? January 17, 2019
    During your consultation for a vasectomy reversal—or any other surgery—you’ll be instructed not to take anything by mouth for eight to 12 hours prior to the procedure. If you need to take medications, you should ask the doctor if you can take them with a small sip of water. Find out why it’s important to go […] The post Why Are You Supposed to Avoid Eating B […]
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