The Vasectomy Australia no-scalpel technique is very popular with men around the country as it offers a safe and effective form of permanent contraception; it has minimal downtime, and provides you with a complete recovery in roughly seven days.
The safest and easiest vasectomy Berwick men can have with a procedure that is performed in under 30 minutes, is this open-ended no-scalpel vasectomy technique performed by Dr Geoff Cashion; an expert in this procedure. With the lowest risk of complications possible, if you are considering the procedure, this is the quickest and easiest vasectomy Berwick men have on offer.
What will a vasectomy do?
The vasectomy procedure means permanent contraception. The process closes the sperm-carrying tubes, meaning you will still ejaculate during sexual activity, however, there will be no sperm with which impregnation can occur.
The simple procedure is performed in under 30 minutes without the need for general anaesthetic.
Why should I choose Dr. Cashion?
Dr Cashion performs over 1500 vasectomies a year via a range of locations around Australia. He specialises in the no-scalpel and open-ended technique and has honed his skills which he acquired studying with one of the world’s most prolific vasectomists in the United States. He has dedicated his entire practice to vasectomy, which he performs 5 days a week
A fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM) and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (FRCEM), Dr Cashion is considered one of the foremost skilled vasectomy doctors in Australia.
Dr. Cashion performs around 40 successful vasectomies a week.
What will I need to pay for a vasectomy?
Vasectomy Australia uses a fee that is recommended by the Australian Medical Association (AMA):
|Less Medicare Rebate||$220|
|Out of Pocket Cost||$470|
A $100 deposit must be paid on booking to secure your appointment. The balance is payable on the day of your procedure. Once you have paid the full amount you will be provided with an invoice/receipt to claim your Medicare rebate.
Please note that your Medicare rebate is based on the balance of $590 paid at the clinic. Your deposit of $100 will not count towards your Medicare Safety Net.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Melbourne – Gladstone
A Vasectomy by Dr Cashion will take about 15-20 minutes, and you can read our “Preparing for your Vasectomy” page to ensure that you are completely ready for everything involved.
It is crucial to note that this is a life-changing procedure, though our team is always on hand to guide you through it and answer any questions that you may have. You should be fully aware of, and comfortable with, all aspects of this procedure before proceeding.
While vasectomies can be reversed, the actual reversal is an expensive process and it will not always guarantee the desired results. If thoughts of a reversal are on your mind, or you are planning this procedure with that as a possible fallback plan in the future, you may want to reconsider your options.
It is best to think of this procedure as a permanent contraception method. Reversals will not be covered by Medicare and can cost upwards of $5000, so are not an ideal plan B.
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