What is a vasectomy reversal?

December 28, 2013

A vasectomy is a procedure done for contraception. Sperm travels from the testicle (where most of it is made) to the vas deferens tubes, into the prostate (where semen is produced), and together sperm and semen are ejaculated out the urethra. During a vasectomy removing a segment of the vas deferens tubes disrupts the path of sperm. This is typically a relatively quick, in-office procedure. A vasectomy reversal involves re-creating… Read more

What does a urologist do?

December 18, 2013

A urologist is a specialist who deals with problems of the urinary system which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, and urethra.  In addition to the urinary system, a urologist also sees male patients for issues with erectile dysfunction, low testosterone, and pain in the prostate or testicles. There can be some confusion between a urologist and nephrologist, since both specialists treat disorders of the kidneys. While both specialists may… Read more

What does a urologist treat?

December 11, 2013

A urologist is a medical doctor that treats disorders of the urinary system for men and women, as well as the male reproductive system. This includes surgical and medical treatment. There is a wide variety of conditions ranging from low testosterone to urinary infections to cancer.  Men’s health conditions include low testosterone, erectile dysfunction, prostate enlargement leading to problems urinating, prostate infections, blood in the urine, testicular pain, circumcision, vasectomy,… Read more