Vasectomy

How to Conceive After a Vasectomy

September 12, 2021  |  Vasectomy  

Couples typically come to the conclusion that it’s “time” for a vasectomy when they’ve agreed they no longer wish to conceive. But what happens if you change your mind afterwards and conceiving naturally is preferred? Is a vasectomy reversible? Vasectomies are a common procedure with about 500,000 performed in the US each year. A vasectomy […]

Are You Ready for a Vasectomy?

August 29, 2021  |  Vasectomy  

Vasectomies are a common procedure and an easy, practical contraceptive method with a 0.15% failure rate. A vasectomy is performed in the office as a 15-minute procedure with very little need to prep, minimal recovery time and very few risks. It is considered a permanent form of contraception, although reversal and other fertility options are […]

Is your Kissing Day (July 6th) carefree? Here’s how to have the vasectomy talk

July 6, 2021  |  Vasectomy  

Happy International Kissing Day! July 6th is the day to smooch your partner. Speaking of kissing– and a day full of romance–let’s chat about vasectomies. Tired of whoops? Are you are considering a vasectomy, but you still have doubts and worries? Asking yourself all kinds of questions, like do you ejaculate after vasectomy or will […]

Everything Vasectomy: Procedure, Cost, Reversal

June 12, 2021  |  Vasectomy  

Vasectomies are a common procedure with about 500,000 vasectomies performed in the US each year. A vasectomy is an easy and practical approach to a contraceptive method that has a 0.15% failure rate. A vasectomy is performed in the office as a 15 minute procedure with very little need to prep, minimal recovery time and […]

Dr. Shaw and the Austin Urology Institute discuss Vasectomy Technique!

April 28, 2021  |  Vasectomy  

Dr. Shaw has now successfully performed over 6000(!) vasectomies. We reached this milestone by being great at what we do, carefully devising a technique over the years that we continue to refine, and minimizing side effects while maximizing successful outcomes. First, we provide telemedicine and in-person consultations to discuss the vasectomies. For those eager to […]

The Reversal of a Vasectomy: How It’s Doable

December 22, 2020  |  Vasectomy  

Couples typically come to the conclusion that it is “time” for a vasectomy when they have agreed that they no longer wish to conceive due to a multitude of reasons (age, finances, health risks, an aversion to further diaper changing) and prefer a more permanent method of contraception than birth control pills, patches, condoms. But […]

Sex after vasectomy: where does the sperm go? Do you still ejaculate after a vasectomy?

December 16, 2020  |  Vasectomy  

Vasectomies are a common procedure with about 500,000 vasectomies performed in the US each year. A vasectomy is an easy and practical approach to a contraceptive method that has a 0.15% failure rate. A big selling point is that sexual function is unchanged, aside from the possibility of it leading to pregnancy. Yes, you do […]

How permanent are vasectomies?

July 8, 2020  |  Uncategorized  Vasectomy  

Drs Shaw and Tsai have together performed over 5000 vasectomies in the Austin and Central Texas area.  Why are we a leader in performing vasectomies?  First of all, we have some of the friendliest, kindest, and best staff around.  When I started the practice, I was reminded that we’d only be as good as the […]

The “Quality of Life” Items Your Doctor Often Forgets

November 30, 2019  |  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Erectile Dysfunction  Incontinence  Kidney Cancer  Kidney Health  Kidney Stones  Men's Health  Prostate Cancer  Vasectomy  

During my medical school and training, I, along with other medical professionals were taught how to properly analyze, diagnose, and treat a wide variety of disease processes. While learning “how to doctor,” patient encounters were typically rote and followed a fairly strict protocol and ritual: obtain a history, perform a physical exam, provide an assessment […]

Don’t Get a Vasectomy Before Doing This

November 28, 2019  |  Men's Health  Vasectomy  

Vasectomies are a common, easy and practical approach to contraception. One, that has a 99.85% success rate. A vasectomy is performed in our Austin location as a 15-minute procedure with very little need to prep, minimal recovery time and very few risks. While it is considered a permanent form of contraception, we offer vasectomy reversals […]

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