Is sex any different after a vasectomy?
August 18, 2013
Every aspect of sex should be exactly the same after a vasectomy, except of course the possibility of impregnation. A vasectomy just cuts off sperm supply coming from the testicle, which means no other aspects of sexual activity should be affected. The testes only produce 2-5% of semen content, so the amount will not noticeably change, nor will any of the typical sensations. Your ejaculation, erection, and orgasm will remain… Read more
Are vasectomies reversible?
August 16, 2013
While a vasectomy is very quick and simple to do its reversal isn’t as easy. This is done as a surgery in the operating room, under general anesthesia using microscopic techniques. While many insurance plans cover vasectomies, reversals are not, and the out of pocket cost can be quite up, costing you upwards of $20,000. For all that money, you might expect guaranteed results. In fact, the success rate of… Read more
How much does a vasectomy cost?
August 5, 2013
The vasectomy self-pay is $899, one of the lowest in the state, though the amount that comes out of your pocket depends on your insurance plan. This procedure is typically done in our clinic by appointment, and can take as little as fifteen minutes to complete. Vasectomies are partly covered by insurance, and the amount depends on your insurance and plan. We accept most major insurance plans, including Blue Cross… Read more
Austin Urology Institute – A Modern Company
August 4, 2013
The Austin Urology Institute was recently profiled by ShoreTel Sky in their The Modern Company blog. Dr. Koushik Shaw discusses his decision to start his own practice at a time when many doctors are choosing to join larger group practices. With our independence we were able to craft a superior patient experience. Read the full interview with Dr. Shaw. Please call to schedule an appointment for preventative/follow-up care: 512-694-8888
How Much Does a Vasectomy Hurt?
August 2, 2013
The only uncomfortable part of the procedure for most men is the numbing medication. We use a spray-jet to deliver the anesthetic. After the scrotum is numbed, you shouldn’t feel any part of the vasectomy afterwards. Typically, there will be some discomfort on the day of the vasectomy, which will slowly resolve within the next two to three days. We advise wearing scrotal support (boxer briefs, compression shorts, etc.) for… Read more