3 Reverse Vasectomy Myths

reverse vasectomy mythsWe understand how important it is for you to be fully informed when choosing whether or not a reverse vasectomy is right for you and your family. There are many points to be considered including the reasons why you may be contemplating a vasectomy reversal, whether now is the right time for a reversal, cost, convenience, recovery, location, and much more. This is why we offer so much information regarding the reverse vasectomy procedure.

Chances are you’ve been doing a lot of research online about reverse vasectomies, and you’ve come across information that is misleading and confusing. We would like to help you navigate the enormous amount of info available and help you recognize misinformation by clearing up several common reverse vasectomy myths.

Reverse Vasectomy Myth 1 – All reverse vasectomy doctors are the same.

FALSE. Despite what you may read online, some reverse vasectomy doctors are clearly better than others. Not all practitioners can give you the same success rates as Dr. Ira Grossman, despite what they may want you to believe. Remember that your choice of doctor will have a direct impact on the success rate of your procedure. This is why it’s imperative to use the best doctor possible.

Reverse Vasectomy Myth 2 – A website means the doctor is an expert.

FALSE. When doing your research it’s important to take into consideration that the fact a doctor has a website doesn’t mean he or she is successful. Do they offer an abundance of reverse vasectomy information? Do they offer info to answer the many questions you may have regarding your procedure? Does the doctor show evidence of professional qualifications and success rates? This is all extremely important to help you make the right decision which should be based on much more than an online presence.

Reverse Vasectomy Myth 3 – In Vetro Fertilization is more cost effective than a reverse vasectomy.

FALSE. There are numerous studies available proving that a reverse vasectomy is a significantly more cost effective method to achieving pregnancies than IVF. If your doctor is recommending IVF without even introducing the idea of a reverse vasectomy, chances are you may be intentionally directed to a procedure that is going to cost more while putting your family at a greater risk.

If you have any concerns regarding reverse vasectomy information you’ve found online or questions about whether the reverse vasectomy procedure is right for you, please feel free to reach out to our office today. We are happy to guide you in your decision making process and give you the facts on reverse vasectomy.