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 […]

How to Get Your Wife to Throw You a Party

March 26, 2019  |  The/Age  Uncategorized  Vasectomy  

Vasectomy Parties This may come as a bit of a surprise, but birthdays and college campus’ aren’t the only times and places for perhaps questionably-themed parties. The depths of the Internet will reveal that much, but it doesn’t take too much searching to stumble across one of the hottest and most hilarious trends staking their […]

Tree Bark As a Contraceptive?

March 18, 2019  |  Vasectomy  

Hidden Costs of Family Planning – What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You

March 13, 2019  |  Vasectomy  

The Best Vasectomy Doc is Among the Most Affordable For Your Priceless Procedure Most men have a few reservations when it comes to having a vasectomy even if they don’t readily admit it. It’s normal to have concerns; we’d be worried if you didn’t. If you’re stepping up as the responsible party in your relationship(s) […]

Vasectomy vs. Other Birth Control – A Snip In a Snap

October 16, 2018  |  Vasectomy  

When you’re considering a vasectomy it’s natural to have doubts and worries. You are considering a very permanent procedure so it’s natural to be hesitant. That much is to be expected, and it’s likely evident from your recent Google searches, which are now front-loaded with terms including epididymitis after vasectomy, enlarged epididymitis after vasectomy, and […]

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