Generally speaking, a reversal vasectomy can be completed as an out-patient procedure and does not require more than about 4.5 hours to complete. However, Dr. Kuang and his staff may choose to perform an in-patient vasectomy reversal depending on the circumstances.
Sperm retrieval for IVF was the best option for us since it was easier than a vas reversal. My biggest concern about a vasectomy reversal was the need to have another vasectomy afterwards. Dr. Kuang made us feel very comfortable. His ability to explain the process was helpful. The staff was excellent. During the sperm retrieval, Dr. Kuang talked to me a lot about my hobbies, interests…
When Reversing your Vasectomy May Require an In-Patient Procedure
While the majority of men who reverse their vasectomy can have the procedure done in the office under twilight anesthesia, some men need to have it done in the inpatient setting or hospital for the following reasons:
- The medical history (heart problems, etc.) necessitates general anesthesia to optimize safety.
- The patient does not meet our office facility’s criteria for height and weight to have twilight anesthesia.
We will help you understand all risks and possibilities before you decide what type of procedure is best for you and your family. It is our goal to make this experience as comfortable, convenient and affordable as possible for you and those you love.
Contact Southwest Fertility Center for Men in Albuquerque with Questions about Reversing your Vasectomy
If you have had a vasectomy and are thinking about starting a family, contact us today at Southwest Fertility Center for Men. We will schedule you for an initial consultation where we will learn about your goals and situation so that we can help you determine the best option for your family.