At Southwest Fertility Center for Men, we are honored to be able to help you start the family you want. We make our vasectomy reversal procedure as personal and convenient as possible in order to help you find the path that works best for you and your partner. Our out-patient reversal vasectomy procedure is convenient, comfortable and affordable—tailored to your needs and preferences.
We enjoy getting to know you on a personal level so we can help you realize your goals. During your initial consultation, our vasectomy reversal doctor, Dr. Kuang, will discuss vasectomy reversal options and answer all of your questions about the procedure.
If you are from out-of-state, Dr. Kuang offers free phone consultations to help you determine if a vasectomy reversal is right for you. When you come into town, you will meet with him the day before your reversal vasectomy procedure for a comprehensive evaluation where you can get your final questions answered.
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Anesthesia and Conscious Sedation Options for the Vasectomy Reversal Procedure
When it comes to planning the type of sedation that will allow you to make it throughout the procedure without moving, many variables are taken into consideration. Most importantly, everyone is different; what works for you may not be the best option for someone else. Our options include:
Twilight Anesthesia in the Office
This type of sedation is also known as “conscious sedation” with local anesthestetic to numb the scrotum. This is the most popular option for most healthy men because of the relaxing and amnesic effects that it has. You’ll be comfortable throughout the entire procedure while we monitor your vital signs to ensure your safety. It allows you to take a comfortable powernap for 2-3 hours.
General Anesthesia in the Hospital
For the more complicated and lengthy procedures, or for those extremely sensitive to pain, general anesthesia may work best. While under general anesthesia, you will not feel or remember anything. It requires a breathing tube and much stronger medications.
Depending on your medical history, preference, and the type of vasectomy reversal you may require, Dr. Kuang will make personalized recommendations.
Reversal Vasectomy Procedure Length
The time it takes to complete your surgery depends on the type of vasectomy reversal procedure you are undergoing. , you’ll be spending less than 4 hours in our office from the time you walk in until the time you walk out. The time it takes to complete the actual vasectomy reversal procedure generally lasts anywhere from 2 – 3 hours. Dr. Kuang will go over these details and more before your surgery takes place. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.