Whatever decision led to your previous vasectomy, at the time you were confident that it was the right choice. But now your life circumstances have changed – maybe you got a promotion, your kids have gotten older (and easier), you remarried, or you simply changed your mind on desiring children which you never thought you’d do.
Great news! Your vasectomy is reversible, and vasectomy reversals are easier and more effective than ever before, due to advances in medical technology. Innovative no-scalpel techniques and microscopic incisions mean recovery is quick and easy.
But don’t just take our word for it. Here are some real-life examples of couples that have conceived a child naturally following a vasectomy reversal.
Chad and Amanda Doss made national news with the birth of their triplets. Not only because triplets conceived without fertility assistance are an extremely rare occurrence, but also because Chad had undergone a vasectomy and subsequent reversal. Less than one year after his vasectomy reversal, the Dosses were expecting. They are now proud parents of three miraculous babies.
Like many men, Rick Perk was divorced and remarried. He and his second wife decided to have a family, and Rick chose to have his vasectomy reversed. However, Rick’s vasectomy was done 17 years prior to the reversal. He is now the proud father of a baby girl, and he and his wife are now considering having another child.
Another story of successful vasectomy reversal comes to us from the UK. Years ago, Susan Matthews was told she should not have more children due to kidney problems. Her husband, Malcolm, had a vasectomy to prevent future pregnancies. Later, Susan’s kidney problems were resolved, and she felt like her family was not complete. In 1990, Malcolm decided to have his vasectomy reversed and the couple successfully conceived. The Matthew’s baby girl was born 26 years ago and now has children of her own.
With today’s technology, a vasectomy reversal is more effective than ever, with a success rate of 95%. A comprehensive study by Cornell University found that whether a man had a vasectomy recently or as long as 15 (or more) years ago, pregnancy rates were nearly the same. Plus, there was only a 6% increase in pregnancy rates in men who had never undergone a vasectomy.
Dr. Desi Avila at Ironwood Urology would love to help make your dreams of a family come true. Dr. Avila is a fellowship-trained urologist specializing in microscopic vasectomy reversals, an effective procedure with a quick recovery. We offer convenient online appointment requests, or you can call us to schedule an appointment with Dr. Avila in Phoenix at (480) 961-2323.