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  • How Does the Age of the Female Partner Affect Post-Reversal Pregnancy Rates? January 10, 2019
    There are dozens of issues that can potentially affect fertility. For men who have had a vasectomy, that procedure is the overriding factor. But there are also issues that may affect female fertility. It’s a smart idea to explore all the possible factors before making a medical decision, including the potential effects of the age of […] The post How Does the […]
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  • What Are the Factors That Impact Vasectomy Reversal Success? December 27, 2018
    After you undergo a vasectomy reversal, you’ll need to wait a while to find out if it was successful in restoring the mobility of sperm. In about six to eight weeks, you’ll provide a semen sample for analysis. If sperm is present in the sample, the operation was a success. Occasionally, it may take a year or longer for […] The post What Are the Factors That […]
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  • A Brief Overview of the Outpatient Surgery Process December 20, 2018
    The vasectomy reversal is an outpatient procedure, which means you won’t need to stay overnight at a hospital. When you meet with Dr. Joshua Green for your consultation, you’ll receive all the necessary instructions. Avoid eating and drinking anything, including water, for at least eight hours prior to the surgery. If you need to take […] The post A Brief Ov […]
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  • Tips for Supporting Your Partner During Labor December 13, 2018
    After dealing with male infertility, the thrill of a positive pregnancy test is matched only by the excitement of the labor itself. You can support your partner by being prepared. Ahead of time, read about the stages of labor, talk about her birth plan preferences, and take childbirth prep courses together. When you watch the […] The post Tips for Supporting […]
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  • Considering a Vasectomy Reversal? Here Are the Answers to Questions You May Have December 6, 2018
    No matter how sure you were of your decision to get a vasectomy, there’s always the potential to change your mind later. And thanks to vasectomy reversal surgeries, you still have a chance to become a parent for the first time or to father another child. You’ll likely have lots of questions if you’re considering […] The post Considering a Vasectomy Reversal? […]
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  • What to Expect During Outpatient Surgery November 30, 2018
    A vasectomy reversal is an outpatient surgery. This means that the procedure doesn’t require an overnight stay in the hospital. Dr. Green asks his patients to arrive at the Surgery Center 90 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the operation. You’ll have the opportunity to ask any last minute questions you might have about […] The post What to Expect Duri […]
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  • Sleep and Your Baby: A Look at the First Three Months November 23, 2018
    Even if you’ve previously had children, bringing your baby home from the hospital represents a major transition in your life. Brush up on the basics of what to expect, like the sleeping habits of newborns. When you watch the featured video, you’ll learn that newborns sleep 16 to 17 hours per day. By four to […] The post Sleep and Your Baby: A Look at the Fir […]
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  • Get the Facts Behind Misconceptions About Vasectomy Reversals November 16, 2018
    There’s a lot of misinformation about vasectomy reversals. Sometimes, the myths about the procedure may make men hesitant to consult a vasectomy reversal surgeon about their options. This is unfortunate since the procedure is a fairly routine surgery with a high success rate. And because it’s an outpatient surgery, men often find it convenient to fit into [… […]
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  • FAQs About General Anesthesia November 9, 2018
    If you are undergoing surgery, your doctor may recommend one of three main types of anesthesia for the procedure: Local, regional, or general. Local anesthesia only numbs a small area of the body. Regional anesthesia numbs a larger area. General anesthesia puts the patient to sleep and makes the patient completely unaware of the surroundings and unable […] T […]
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  • Using the MESA Procedure with IVF October 31, 2018
    If you have had a vasectomy and you either don’t want to have a reversal procedure or your vasectomy reversal was not successful, the MESA procedure can be used with IVF to help you and your partner achieve a pregnancy. Dr. Green performs this procedure and works closely with a local IVF specialist to help […] The post Using the MESA Procedure with IVF appea […]
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