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Vasectomy Reversal

A vasectomy blocks, cuts or seals the tubes that carry sperm from the testicles to the penis as a form of permanent contraception. However, we understand that for many people, life circumstances can change. Vasectomy reversal is very popular and we offer advice and guidance, with various treatments available.

Vasectomy reversal

A vasectomy blocks, cuts or seals the tubes that carry sperm from the testicles to the penis as a form of permanent contraception. However, we understand that for many people, life circumstances can change. Vasectomy reversal is very popular and we offer advice and guidance, with various treatments available.

Standard vasectomy reversal

Vasectomy reversal reconnects or unblocks the tubes that carry sperm from the testicles to the penis. The length of time that has passed since your vasectomy will depend on the type of reversal you will require.

The procedure most often used is called vasovasostomy, which reconnects the tubes that had been blocked, cut or sealed during the vasectomy. Using dissolvable stitches, the surgeon places the tubes back inside the scrotum. In men who had a vasectomy more than ten years ago, however, this procedure is often not effective because the flow of sperm is blocked. If such cases, a vasoepididymostomy may be offered.

Vasoepididymostomy

The vasoepididymostomy joins the tubes directly to the epididymis, the part of the testicle where sperm is stored, which restores sperm flow. This is a complex operation performed as microsurgery, using an operating microscope.

Find out more with our Vasectomy Reversal FAQ.

Experts in vasectomy reversal

To ask a question or to book an initial consultation, you can call us on 020 7432 8297 or email londonurology@hje.org.uk

 

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Our private urology clinic in London uses the latest techniques to give you the best diagnosis, intervention and aftercare for any urology problem you may be suffering from, allowing you to get back to your normal life as soon as possible.  We provide our urology Consultants with the most modern diagnostic equipment, so they can quickly find out what’s wrong. They also have four operating theatres at their disposal to carry out procedures, which cuts waiting times.

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Our Hospital is renowned for providing exemplary levels of care across more than 90 services. From orthopaedics, to urology, our private GP practice and Urgent Care Clinic, our services are led by some of London’s leading Consultants. For more information, and to find a service suitable for your care, find out more about the services that we offer.

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If you have any questions relating to treatment options or pricing information, get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on 020 7432 8297.

Our Appointments Team have a dedicated and caring approach to finding you the earliest appointment possible with the best specialist.

If you are self-paying you don’t need a referral from your GP for a consultation. You can simply refer yourself* and book an appointment.

If you have health insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa Health, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation before any treatment, and in most cases you will also require a referral letter from your GP.

If you are not registered with a GP, we have an in-house private GP practice you can use. Alternatively, we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstances.

*Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRIs, a referral will be required. However, we may be able to arrange this for you through our on-site private GP.

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