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The results of a vasectomy reversal should be explained upon receipt. However, it is important before surgery to understand what the possible outcomes of vasectomy reversal surgery could be.

Vasectomy reversal versus IVF

Although you did not want more children, you and your partner have changed your minds and are exploring your options. Yet when considering whether to choose a vasectomy reversal versus IVF, you may be unsure as to which route would be best for you. Here are some pros and cons of both to help you […]

How long after a vasectomy can it be reversed?

There’s a feeling among many men across the UK that a vasectomy is a line drawn between one phase of life and another. With hugely important implications, the decision to undergo a vasectomy is never taken lightly. But while the circumstances surrounding the decision to have a vasectomy may be entirely valid at one time […]

Saving sperm during a vasectomy reversal? Yes or No?

The main reason that men contact us for a vasectomy reversal is to enable them to father a child, whether this is with a new partner or to increase their family. At The Vasectomy Reversal Centre we have high levels of success, but sometimes patients want to know that they can try for a baby […]

Why you don’t need to be nervous about semen analysis

The most common reason men have for undergoing vasectomy reversal is to recover their fertility and have children. After a vasectomy reversal, you may therefore be worried about the fertility of your sperm. This is a very common concern, but it’s also very easy to address – all you have to do is undergo semen […]

How to choose the best lab to analyse your sperm sample

A vasectomy reversal is all about regaining your fertility, and the potential to add to your family. Analysing your semen after a procedure is a vital part of the process. A sample must be analysed by trained and accredited embryologists or pathology staff, and the analysis must be carried out in a World Health Organisation-accredited […]

What are anti-sperm antibodies?

If you’re hoping to conceive after a vasectomy reversal then you might have heard the term anti-sperm antibodies being bandied about. So just what exactly are anti-sperm antibodies, and should you be worried about them affecting your fertility in the long run? Anti-sperm antibodies are created by the body as an immune response against sperm, […]

Second Marriages and Vasectomy Reversals

As more people divorce and then remarry other partners, an increasing number of couples are trying to start a family later in life. For many, this means men are requiring a vasectomy reversal. Almost 40% of weddings are now second marriages; and for men who’ve had a vasectomy – believing they weren’t going to have […]

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

One 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 […]

A new start: same day vasectomy reversals

Once 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. Here at the Vasectomy Reversal Centre, we often have requests for […]

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 […]