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 […]

Vasectomy vs. Essure: The Final Plan

October 9, 2018  |  Vasectomy  Women's Health  

Two kids was the plan, but two more later and your hands are now as full as that minivan you’re driving — jam-packed to the brim with your pride and joy — from one practice to another rehearsal three times a week. You wouldn’t trade your own personal cast of the Fantastic Four for the […]

No Need for Needles

September 7, 2018  |  Vasectomy  

Unless you’re into knitting, chances are you’re not a huge fan of needles. At the Austin Urology Institute, we are proud to celebrate 14 years of no needle techniques within our vasectomy practice. While it seems like our sector of the medical industry would be quick to adopt this, we were one of the first. […]

Doc Talk: Can you Reverse a Vasectomy?

September 3, 2018  |  Vasectomy  

Getting a vasectomy is a big decision and before you ask about a vasectomy reversal, decide what is right for you.

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