Vasectomies are a sterilization method for men who do not want children or do not wish to have more. It is a minor, 15-minute intervention done with local anesthesia at the doctor’s office.
Patients say they felt very little pain: no worse than getting bloodwork done. Some even say they felt no pain at all.
The recovery period for vasectomies is short. Things progressively get back to normal in less than 7 days. The procedure has no effect on sex drive, orgasms, erections, testicles and the scrotum.
We ask patients to keep activities to a minimum over the first 48 hours. Patients can go back to work (if they have a sedentary job) and resume sexual activity two (2) days after the procedure.
As vasectomy becomes an increasingly popular means of birth control, the frequency of vasectomy reversal—the recovery of sperm in the semen—is also increasing.
Vasovasostomy is an effective and safe procedure that restores sperm to allow ejaculation.
Since the procedure is performed under local anesthesia (you will not be put to sleep), no special laboratory tests are required and the procedure itself doesn’t require much preparation.
Patients may return to light work on the fourth post-operative day while wearing the scrotal support without lifting more than 20 pounds during a two-week period.
We ask patients to wear a scrotal support for three weeks.
Baby circumcision is commonly performed early in life. Ideally, babies undergo circumcision within the first two weeks of birth, but the procedures may be performed in the first three months.
A Vaseline-soaked ribbon and gauze will be placed over the head of your son’s penis. Leave them in place and remove 24 hours after the first bath.
If your baby still feels discomfort from the circumcision, give extra doses of Tempra, Tylenol or acetaminophen every four hours as needed.
Dr Bercier does vasectomies in three different locations. You simply have to choose the clinic that better suits you.