Docteur Jean-Philippe Bercier BSc, MD, CCFP



vasectomy reversal in Montreal

>”I’m Remarried and Want Kids Again, is it Possible?” Yes, a Vasectomy Reversal is Safe and Effective!

What Happens During a Vasectomy Reversal at Our Montreal Clinic?

After a vasectomy, the body still produces sperm, but instead of traveling through the vas deferens to the ejaculate, sperm is absorbed by the body. A vasectomy reversal reconnects the vas deferens. The surgeon makes a small incision in the scrotum to repair the vas deferens. The surgery is performed in the office, and it takes about four hours. After the vasovasostomy, you can return home, but you will need to limit your activity for a couple of days. Most men resume normal activities within 14 days of the surgery, but for highly physical activities, you may need to wait another 2 weeks. After the procedure, ejaculation should return in about two weeks. You may want to have your semen tested after one month, to determine your sperm count and motility.

How Successful Is Vasectomy Reversal?

Vasectomy reversal is considered a success when the reversal results in sperm recovery.  The more recent the vasectomy, the higher the success rate, but your age and the scar tissue in your body at the vasectomy site can also impact the effectiveness of the vasectomy reversal. Getting pregnant depends on many other factors, so the success rate of pregnancy following a vasectomy reversal is difficult to determine. It’s important to talk to your doctor about your goals, to decide on the best option for you.

Make an appointment with Dr. Bercier to discuss vasectomy reversal in Montreal.