How do you find the best vasectomy reversal doctors?

Vasectomy reversal. While some may say fellowship training is important, my only requirement is the answer to this simple question....How many did you do last month ? Even some fellowship trained guys do less than one per month....If a guy is doing this type of procedure weekly that is a good sign and i bet he knows his/her own stats instead of giving you average numbers....

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Vasectomy reversal looking for an affordable doctor in the san diego or los angeles area.?

Ask your PCP. Your pcp should be able to recommend a urologist that has expertise with vas reversals. Make sure to ask what their success rates are with pregnancy rates, as opposed to patency rates. Also, pregnancy rates are significantly decreased if the vasectomy has been longer than 8-10 years. At that point, ivf with sperm recovery from the testicle (tesa) may be the better choice. Read more...

My boyfriend had a vasectomy 12 years ago. What the best option for us to get pregnant? Should we try vasectomy reversal? Are we able to do IUI?

Yes ... Vasectomy reversal is the known best possible way to make you boyfriend become fertile again so to impregnate you if all the conditions for conception in you are adequate. Also, it is known that obtaining sperms from ejaculated semen is easier (less hassle) than any others such microscopic retrieval from testes or epididymides. For detail, ask your Doc timely. Best wish ... Read more...

Will insurance cover a vasectomy reversal?

May be & mat not... Of course, that depends on the specific policy of a health insurance; so, check yours out. Usually, health insurance would not cover vasectomy reversal; that is why I told my patients to consider vasectomy as a permanent procedures with a high cost to reverse with a price tag up to 10-20 thousands US dollars depending where and who the procedure is done. Read more...

Help please? What is the success rate of a vasectomy reversal?

About... It's about 30-65%, depending upon the duration after vasectomy and surgeon's skill / experience, generally speaking, it would not be as high as quoted in literature. Surgical success denotes the presence of sperms after vasectomy reversal, not conception rate. Read more...

Why do I see so many vasectomy reversal billboards?

Vas reversal. Most insurance doesn't pay so docs charge cash ! cash is king...Means more $$$....Means it can pay to advertise.... Read more...

Fertility rates in men who have had a vasectomy reversal?

Time since vasectomy. The time since vasectomy is critical. Both tubal patency (open) and fertility decrease with time since the vasectomy. If you have had 10 yrs since vas then success is likely less than 30%. Also remember that the female partner age is also important, perhaps more so. If there is no or poor quality sperm, then ivf/icsi is possible. We virtually always get sperm with aspiration for icsi. Good luck. Read more...
5-50% Success after vasectomy reversal depends on the time since the original vasectomy and the female partner's age. In a young couple reversing less than 15 years after vasectomy, cumulative conception rates of up to 50% are possible. Bear in mind that fecundity, the chance of conception in the next month, is much lower. Read more...

What is the name of the vasectomy reversal procedure called?

Vasovasostomy. Reuniting the cut ends of the vas is known as vasovasostomy. This is a fertility procedure that is rarely covered by insurance in the United States. Read more...

Is a vasectomy reversal safe?

Vasectomy reversal. While it's not always successful, it's usually safe when done by an experienced surgeon. Risks inherent to the procedure are similar to the original surgery, and include bleeding, infection, pain, and hydrocele. Read more...
Vasectomy reversal. Reversal is a very safe procedure. Short term complications include bleeding, infection, testicular pain, rarely damage to testis. Microtechnique is important. Make sure your surgeon is experienced and does it under a microscope. Read more...

How does a vasectomy reversal work?

Vas reversal. The vas is a pipe/tube that gets sperm from the testes....It is cut and blocked during a vasectomy....Vas reversal just puts it back together...Micro surgery involved due to small tube. Read more...
Vas reversal. The vas is a pipe/tube that gets sperm from the testes....It is cut and blocked during a vasectomy....Vas reversal just puts it back together...Micro surgery involved due to small tube. Read more...