Vasectomy is one of the most common male surgical procedures done in the United States as a means of birth control and family planning. Although it is generally considered to be a permanent means of birth control, there are times when circumstances change and additional children are desired. If this occurs within the first five years following the vasectomy, chances of successful reversal are very high.
The no needle no scalpel approach offers patients a new less-invasive vasectomy.
In a traditional vasectomy, an anesthetic is delivered via a needle into the scrotum to numb the area before the surgical procedure. With this new procedure, the anesthetic is delivered by a fine spray and the unique instruments make the procedure simple and painless.The no needle no scalpel approach offers patients a new less-invasive vasectomy.This surgical approach called “no needle no scalpel vasectomy” offers a new painless dimension of birth control for men.
Key Benefits of No Needle No Scalpel Vasectomy
According to physician experts in this field, the three key benefits of the no needle no scalpel approach are:
1.Simplifies the surgical technique
2.Lowers patient fears and enhances patient comfort
These advances in vasectomy eliminate the needle, the scalpel and incisions. The result is patient comfort and faster healing.This technique was introduced at the American Urological Association (AUA) meeting in 2005.The anesthetic is delivered by a fine spray and the unique instruments make the procedure simple. The previous vasectomy techniques were much more invasive.Call Riverside Urology to make an appointment to have Dr. Riemenschneider discuss your procedure and answer all of your questions.
Dr. Riemenschneider is proud of the many successful vasectomy reversal he has performed. It is great occasion when patient’s return to show off their new addition to the family.