The California Vasectomy and Reversal Center
Northern California's leading and most advanced Vasectomy and
Vasectomy Reversal Center... Helping couples make the right decisions
Vasectomy and Vasectomy Reversal
Information regarding vasectomy and vasectomy reversal
Our goal is to provide patients with a comprehensive guide to vasectomy and vasectomy
reversal. We offer patients an in-depth understanding of the procedures along with
answers to the most commonly asked questions about vasectomy and vasectomy
reversal. Information regarding the procedures, success, financial considerations,
recovery and risks associated with each procedure is discussed here.
What does it mean to be fellowship trained?
Learn More About Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal and alternatives:
Only 1-2% of urologists annually are awarded a fellowship in male infertility and
microsurgery. These highly coveted positions are given only to the top urologists in the
country. Don't expect anything less when it comes to your vasectomy or vasectomy
Vasectomy is the most common form of permanent birth control. It is safe and easily
performed in the doctor's office, usually in less than 20 minutes. There is minimal
discomfort during or after the procedure. Most men resume their regular activities within
48 hours. Learn more about conventional vasectomy, no-scalpel vasectomy (NSV),
no-needle vasectomy (NNV), vasectomy healing and see pictures after the procedure.
Vasectomy Reversal is the most cost-effective way to get pregnant after a vasectomy.
Approximately 5% of men will decide to have their vasectomy reversed. Reasons for this
include divorce/remarriage, desire to have more children or loss of a child. Regardless
of the reason, a man can change his mind and successful vasectomy reversal is
possible, especially when it is done correctly the first time. Choosing a microsurgeon
who specializes in vasectomy reversal is important!
Mini-Incision No-Scalpel Vasectomy Reversal is a new technique of performing
vasectomy reversal that utilizes many of the minimally invasive maneuvers of No-Scalpel
Vasectomy (NSV). The technique minimizes incision size and consequently speeds
Is there an alternative to vasectomy reversal?
When attempting to get pregnant after a vasectomy, some couples may choose an
alternative to vasectomy reversal. Sperm retrieval with IVF/ICSI can be accomplished by
retrieving sperm from the epididymis or testicle. Sperm from the epididymis or testicle
can only be used for In Vitro Fertilization with Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
(IVF/ICSI). Your male infertility specialist can help you make all the necessary
All information provided on this website has been written and approved by Edward Karpman, M.D.
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The California Vasectomy and Reversal Center is the leading vasectomy and vasectomy reversal center in Northern California. We
provide our patients with the latest techniques and most sophisticated equipment when it comes to their vasectomy or reverse
vasectomy procedure. We are conveniently located to all major metropolitan areas of San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland,
Sacramento, Santa Cruz, Monterey, Fresno, Stockton, Santa Rosa, and Modesto. Our patients come from virtually every corner of
California, Nevada, Oregon and Hawaii. Patients from Reno, Las Vegas, Portland, Bakersfield, Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange
County, Riverside, Palm Springs, San Luis Obispo, Visalia and Santa Barbara have all had successful reverse vasectomy
procedures performed at our center.
& Reversal Center
|...Helping couples make
the right decisions