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Monthly Archives: September 2015

A lifestyle guide for maintaining healthy sperm

sperm healthIf you’re thinking about having a vasectomy reversal, the quality of your sperm is a vitally important factor for your future plans. As a man ages, the quality of his sperm gradually declines, and there are many simple lifestyle factors that can drastically affect this. Many of these may seem obvious, while others are sometimes overlooked…

Cut down on alcohol

Most people in the western world like to take a few drinks every now and then. This is fine, in moderation, as with many normal vices, but when drinking alcohol […]

By |September 28th, 2015|Categories: sperm health, Vasectomy Reversal|Tags: , |0 Comments

When it comes to pregnancy after a vasectomy reversal, patience is a virtue

vasectomy reversalOne of the most common questions asked by men having a vasectomy reversal is: “how long will it take to conceive?” Many couples may become concerned when they don’t get pregnant after a few months of trying, but in most cases, it’s only a matter of time and patience can bring with it plenty of enjoyable tries on the way.

Still, months of searching for that missing blue line on negative pregnancy tests can take its toll on anyone who is longing to conceive. The most important thing to […]

By |September 21st, 2015|Categories: Vasectomy Reversal|Tags: |0 Comments

A new start: same day vasectomy reversals

vasectomy reversalOnce couples have made the decision to have a vasectomy reversal, they often get the urge to get the ball rolling immediately. This is especially true for couples embarking on the journey towards parenthood and for those who feel time is of the essence. But taking a little time to consider your needs and options is advisable.

It may be tempting to go with the surgeon who performed the vasectomy but this isn’t always your best bet. Vasectomy surgeons aren’t always skilled and experienced in reversals, so it’s worth considering a […]

By |September 9th, 2015|Categories: Vasectomy Reversals|Tags: |0 Comments

What is evidence based surgery?

The Vasectomy Reversal Centre bases all of its treatment on the philosophy of “evidence based surgery”. What does this mean? It’s important to spell this out, as there is a lot of questionable information around, and vasectomy reversal is obviously a controversial and emotive subject.Put as simply as possible, evidence based surgery is the practice of basing a choice of surgical technique on the evidence from the published medical literature on success rates.Mr Harriss is a highly experienced specialist surgeon, with over 17 years of performing literally thousands […]