By booking an appointment with Vasectomy Australia, you can take advantage of our no-scalpel technique; a safe and effective process with a quicker recovery period (roughly around seven days), that is now more cost efficient than ever before.
The safest and easiest vasectomy Penrith men can access is performed in under 30 minutes. Dr. Geoff Cashion’s open-ended no-scalpel vasectomy technique has the lowest risk of complications possible. It is one of the most accessible procedures for a vasectomy in Greater Western Sydney on offer.
Our Penrith Vasectomy Clinic is the preferred location for people in Western Sydney and the surrounding area, servicing people from in and around regional NSW including Penrith, Mount Druitt, Marsden Park and much more.
The vasectomy procedure provides almost zero risk of possible pregnancy
What can a vasectomy do for me?
The vasectomy procedure creates a permanent method of contraception by closing the sperm-carrying tubes, removing any chance of pregnancy. This procedure is performed quickly (in under 30 minutes), and it does not require a general anaesthetic.
When it comes to having a vasectomy, Penrith men can trust Dr. Cashion, who performs over 2000 vasectomies a year. His vasectomy pricing is very affordable, and the easy consultation process means you can have your consultation via our clinic, or over the phone, making the process as easy and painless as possible. Online bookings are also available and if you are outside of Penrith, Dr. Cashion performs this procedure at a range of vasectomy clinic locations around Australia.
Why is Dr. Geoff Cashion a good choice?
Dr. Geoff Cashion specialises in the no-scalpel vasectomy technique and is one of the busiest doctors in the field. Many men have trusted his skills which he acquired from the University of Queensland studying in Medicine in 2002.
The doctor is also a fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM) and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (FRCEM).
How much will I need to pay for a vasectomy procedure?
The cost of a no-scalpel vasectomy with Vasectomy Australia:
|Less Medicare Rebate||$200|
|Out of Pocket Cost||$550|
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 $650 paid at the clinic. Your deposit of $100 will not count towards your Medicare Safety Net.
Frequently Asked Questions
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When performed by Dr. Cashion the vasectomy procedure will take about 15-20 minutes.
Yes, we recommend that you read our “Preparing for your Vasectomy” page for all of the information you need to ensure you are ready for this life-changing procedure. Our team is always on hand to answer any questions that you may have to ensure that you are completely comfortable with this procedure.
Vasectomies can be reversed, however the reversal is an expensive process that does not always yield the results that you desire. If you enter this procedure thinking that you may have a means of reversing it later, you may want to re-consider your options of this otherwise permanent contraception method, as it will help ensure that you are definitely ready to undergo it. Reversals are not covered by Medicare and can often cost upwards of $5000.
Yes, you will be able to operate a vehicle comfortably post-procedure.
Dr. Cashion’s experience means a reduced rate of complication, but all surgical procedures carry an element of risk. Your consent form will detail all of the relevant risks, the most prominent of which can be:
- Bruising that will usually disappear after about a week
- Mild pain and swelling that will decrease a few days after your procedure.
A less common complication can include a large bruise within the scrotum, however you can reduce your chances of this by avoiding any lifting of heavy objects in the days after your procedure. If this is necessary for the type of work you do, you will require some time off work.
It is very important to note that the vasectomy procedure does not work immediately. You must continue to use other forms of contraception and consider yourself fertile until our team has confirmed to you that your procedure is successful and you are no longer at risk.
This confirmation will involve a semen analysis at the three-month mark to confirm that you are sterile. The reason for this is that it is possible for some remaining semen to exist within the tubes post procedure; which will require time for your body to "clean out the pipes" to confirm the risk of pregnancy is nil.
The answer to this question really depends on the type of work you do. If your work involves manual labour, it is vital that you do not lift anything heavy for the first week.
If, on the other hand, you work in an office, you can often go straight back to work. A medical certificate can be provided by our team if you require one to stay home longer.
In most cases it is fine to resume sexual activity after about one week. This can differ based on your individual healing ability, so we recommend taking it slow, and it is vitally important to remember to continue other forms of contraception until we have given you the all-clear.