More Sex, Fewer Worries: 20 Reasons To Get A Vasectomy

May 31, 2016

First comes marriage, then comes babies, then what? While many of us never thought the idea of  “surgery on my privates” would cross our mind, the growing list of positives for a vasectomy is far outweighing the negatives and many people are catching on to the procedure. “Vasectomy is one of the safest, most effective and most reliable forms of birth control,” said our own Dr. Shaw, head urologist at Austin… Read more

If You Can’t Go, Go With Urolift

May 18, 2016

Have plumbing issues? Have no fear, we are here for all your plumbing needs. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common urological condition caused by the non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland in aging men. As the prostate enlarges, it can squeeze down on the urethra. This can cause men to have trouble urinating leading to the symptoms of BPH.   Common options for the treatment of BPH include herbal medications,… Read more

Making House Calls: Austin Urology Institute Moves into the Future

May 12, 2016

“Facetime with your Physician”   As medicine advances, so should its ability to better take into account the demands and stresses of modern life. We have made a lot of progress in how we treat diseases, from ultrasonic kidney stone treatment to minimally invasive cancer-fighting robotic surgery. Now we have a new way of treating more patients, maximizing access and bringing our award winning care to wherever our patients are… Read more