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how effective can a vasectomy reversal be 10 years after a vasectomy?

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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Definitely possible: The longer one waits for a vsectomy reversal, the less likelihood of fathering a child. This is due to several factors such as developing antibodies to sperm, scar tissue, etc. With experienced surgeons, it is still possible to father a child even after 10 years after vasectomy.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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Dr. Paul Turek
34 years experience Urology
VERY effective!: We recently reported a study of our "older" vasectomy reversals, defined as vasectomies >15 years old. Impressive results. See the link: http://abclocal.Go.Com/kgo/story?Section=news/health&id=8740026.
Answered on May 19, 2015
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Very effective when performed by an expert using an operating microscope. Not so effective when performed by a surgeon who only performs an occasional reversal.
Oct 30, 2012

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