Vasectomy Reversal Surgery

Making the decision to have a vasectomy surgical procedure is one of the most serious decisions that a male can make in regards to his future, as being a father is an incredibly important decision that can never be entered into lightly.

Decisions to Make

Equally important to the decision to have children is the decision not to have children or, in most cases, not to have any more children. There are simply far too many concerns a family must face when deciding on whether or not to have any additional children to enter into expanding the family that precautions must be taken.

For certain people, the concept of using birth control has some uneasiness to it because of the possibility of failure. For such individuals, a more radical procedure will be undertaken so as to reduce the possibility of error of an unexpected pregnancy. For these individuals, a vasectomy surgery proves to be the best possible option.

What a Vasectomy is

The purpose of a vasectomy is to ‘tie the tubes that allow for sperm to mix with semen. After a vasectomy, it becomes impossible for the sperm to travel with the semen. This procedure eliminates the chance of pregnancy during sexual intercourse.

The Considerations of Vasectomy Reversal Surgery

However, sometimes plans change. Perhaps the individual decides that he wants to have children. In such an instance, there will be required vasectomy reversal surgery. Vasectomy reversal surgery seeks to reverse the ‘tube tying surgery and return the mans reproductive function to its original state.

Vasectomy reversal surgery also requires the same careful deliberation and consideration that was required during the initial days of vasectomy consideration. Vasectomy reversal surgery is, of course, an elective surgical procedure just like the original vasectomy and all elective surgeries come with a risk factor.

The Psychological Impact of Vasectomy Reversal Surgery

There will always be an impact of elective surgery on the psyche of an individual and a vasectomy reversal surgery will be a conduit of the same impact. So, it would go without saying that one should realize that there will be a considerable amount of stress and anxiety that can result from the pre-surgery, surgery and post-surgery trauma that may result.

To say that enduring such a procedure will not cause stress would be a foolish assumption and one may consider counseling before and after entering into an agreement to have such a procedure performed.

To do otherwise, may prove inordinately stressful and such stress is best avoided.