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What is Vasectomy Reversal?

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Diagram of a vasectomy reversal

There are about 600,000 vasectomies performed in the US every year. A vasectomy is usually desired by an individual who wants a permanent form of birth control. The procedure is a very quick minor procedure which can be done in a NJ doctor’s office. During a vasectomy, a small segment of the vas is taken away and then the open ends are sealed. This is an effective way of blocking the sperm. It will have no effect on the male’s sex drive since testosterone is not transported through the vas. Sometimes a male will choose to get a vasectomy reversal. Even though a vasectomy is considered to be a procedure with permanent results, it is possible to have it reversed through another surgical procedure.