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No Scalpel Vasectomy with Dr Geoff Cashion

Is the vasectomy operation painful?

Is the vasectomy operation painful?

I perform vasectomies solely under local anaesthetic. That means I don’t use general anaesthetic or IV sedation. I can safely say that more than 99% of men tolerate vasectomy very easily. The most painful parts of a vasectomy are: 1. Infiltration of the local anaesthesia into the scrotal skin. This is comparable to getting a…
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Vasectomy Recovery

How long does it take to recover from a vasectomy?

One of the most common questions I am asked is how long does it take to recover from a vasectomy. As a general rule, the majority of men will be fully recovered from their vasectomy in 1 week. It is important in the first few days after your vasectomy to take it very easy. Walking…
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5 Myths about Vasectomy busted!

Myth 1: Getting a vasectomy is painful—maybe even dangerous. 99% of my patients tolerate vasectomy really well – that’s why I don’t offer sedation or general anaesthesia. This saves on cost and your immediate recovery means you can drive home straight after the procedure.The most painful part is the local anaesthesia and this is really…
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