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FAQ | Dr. Harold Reed M.D. | Vasectomy

Having a vasectomy is a safe and effective means of permanent contraception. Approximately 500,000 vasectomies are performed in the United States every year. How is a Vasectomy done? This procedure performed under local anesthesia takes about 10 to 15 minutes. The experience of the surgeon is the single most important factor assuring a smooth convalescence.…Continue Reading

Non-scalpel Vasectomy | Dr. Reed | Miami

Dr. Reed, What is a non-scalpel vasectomy?  Is it more expensive or better than a simple vasectomy? Michael Dear Michael, Vasectomy is the most popular form of permanent surgical birth control for men. In 2002, an estimated 526,501 vasectomies were performed in the United States, which is a rate of 10.2/1,000 in men aged 25-49 years.…Continue Reading

Vasectomy | Dr. Harold Reed | Miami

Having a vasectomy is a safe and effective means of permanent contraception. Approximately 500,000 vasectomies are performed in the United States every year.  At times we are asked to do simultaneous Vasectomy and Cosmetic Circumcision. How is a Vasectomy done? This procedure performed under local anesthesia takes about 10 minutes. The experience of the surgeon…Continue Reading

Vasectomy

Having a vasectomy is a safe and effective means of permanent contraception. Approximately 500,000 vasectomies are performed in the United States every year. How is a Vasectomy done? This procedure performed under local anesthesia takes about 10 minutes. The experience of the surgeon is the single most important factor assuring a smooth convalescence. A collection…Continue Reading

AUA Vasectomy Guideline Statements – Abstracted

AUA Guidelines of 2015 on Vasectomy, abstracted by Dr. Harold M. Reed, senior member of the American Urological Association AUA Guideline Statements 1. A preoperative interactive consultation should be conducted, preferably in person. If not as an in-person, then preoperative consultation by telephone. 2. The minimum and necessary concepts that should be discussed in a…Continue Reading

Circumcision, bilateral vasectomy and penile-scrotal web

I am Sean from Australia and have monitored yahoo groups for some time now. I am interested in coming over for circumcision. I also have a second little one on the way thus am also interested in a future reversable vasectomey however only 26 years old. Can these two procedures both be combined into a…Continue Reading

Vasectomy and Penile Enlargement

November 29, 2015 I am contemplating vasectomy with penile enhancement, is that possible. Richard Good morning Richard, Yes, although I am not a big proponent of simultaneous genital surgery, for sure this can be done as the vasa (plural for vas) in the scrotum are well away from the penis. Applying penile traction,. a needed…Continue Reading

Vasectomy And Penile Enlargement

Will a vasectomy interfere with traction used after penile enlargement or lengthening? Eddie Dear Eddie, It will not. Pull on the head of your penis and see if the scrotum moves. If it does not as I would suspect, you can have both procedures simultaneously. Please remember about 3% of patients who have vasectomy have…Continue Reading

Vasectomy And Penile Enlargement

Very commonly at the Reed Centre a patient undergoing penile enlargement will ask for simultaneous vasectomy. Because this is an add-on procedure the fee is minimal, $300. If married, a letter of release from the wife is required as her ability to procreate is altered. Doing a vasectomy adds about 10 minutes to the procedure…Continue Reading