If you took the male vasectomy procedure a few years back, you might want to reverse the procedure and be a father again. It is possible as long as you choose the best vasectomy reversal surgeon. There are several factors to consider when planning for a vasectomy reversal. Some of these factors are discussed below.
Works with specialists
Consider both academic and professional credentials of the surgeon who will perform the procedure. Once you choose right surgeon, you are almost done with your homework regarding the procedure. Vasectomy reversal is a very sensitive surgical procedure, and it should be performed by a specialist. Choose a person who is both a specialist in performing vasectomy and reversing it. It will be very disappointing if the process is not successful at the end. The biggest fear in men is the fear of failure. You want to be a father again, and you fear that you may not be able to father a child again. You should choose a specialist who will ensure that your fears are unfounded. A specialist will know all the practical details regarding the procedure, for instance, reassuring the man in question that he will be a father again, administering a general aesthetic, and ensuring that the patient is comfortable before, during and after the procedure. A specialist should also be able to customize the procedure depending on your specific needs. For instance, he or she should be able to perform both vasectomy reversal and vasoepididymostomy whenever there is the need.
Consider the experience of the surgeon
There is a big difference between a specialist and an experienced specialist. It is important to work with specialists, but it is more important to work with experienced specialists. Choose a surgeon who has performed several vasectomy reversals successfully. You may find it necessary to check for audited vasectomy reversal results by the surgeon of choice before you allow him or her to perform the procedure on you. These results will give you an idea of the number of satisfied clients that the surgeon has served. Working with a surgeon who has a huge experience boosts the chances of success of the procedure.
Get advice on the best method for you
There are several methods of having the male sterilization procedure. There are also many methods of reversing it. Whichever the method, the end justifies the means. Some methods of performing vasectomy include open vasectomy, closed vasectomy, tying of the vas-deferens tubes or burning their ends. Each of these methods of performing vasectomy is reversible. Scientifically, none of these methods is better than the other, and none of the reversal methods is better than the other either. However, the microsurgical vasectomy is one of the male sterilization reversal techniques that have been proven to work with a high success rate. Everybody is unique, and it may be important to get advice on the best method for you, depending on the method applied to administer the vasectomy.
Consider the chances of success of each method
As noted, every method works. However, as you read reviews of the people who have had the vasectomy reversal procedure, consider the methods which have the highest success results. Having chosen an experienced specialist and specified the best method of the performing the procedure, you can consider other factors such as the overall cost of the procedure, the healing period and side effects, if any.