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What is a vasectomy?

29,000 Australian men have a vasectomy each year, and that number’s growing A vasectomy is one of the most effective and healthy methods of family planning. The procedure—when carried out by someone with expertise in microsurgical reversible vasectomies—is straightforward and minimally invasive. A specialised vasectomy can be performed in around half an hour with minimal-to-no

Vasectomy Recovery

Considering a vasectomy takes time and research. It is an important decision to make and all aspects of the process, including vasectomy recovery, should be carefully understood before moving forward. Dr Lekich encourages all patients researching a vasectomy to carefully consider who and where they will receive their treatment as not all vasectomy treatments are equal. Your
Effectiveness is an important and common concern when choosing a birth control method. So what is the effectiveness of a vasectomy? During a vasectomy, the vas deferens from each testicle is clamped, cut, or otherwise sealed and prevents the release of sperm when a man ejaculates. A vasectomy is considered a permanent method of birth control and
A failed vasectomy reversal is not your last chance to have children If you have received a vasectomy reversal in the past that failed, it’s important to know that this does not exclude you from a successful vasectomy reversal. IVF is not your only option and it is always beneficial to seek a second opinion and
Many men ask “Will a vasectomy reversal cause any sexual problems?” or “will sex change after a vasectomy reversal?”. Here at Metrocentre, we understand your concerns, especially because part of the reason for getting an original vasectomy can be related to wanting to optimise the frequency of sex without the concerns of an unwanted pregnancy. The

Reports on Long-term Pill Use

If Long-term Pill Use is no longer appropriate, then consider an Open-Ended Vasectomy with Metrocentre. There are certain situations when you’re not able to take the contraceptive pill, such as; Weight gain Pigmentation Nausea and vomiting Dizziness Headache or a migraine Depression High blood pressure Loss of libido Bone density loss Breast cancer Family history
When starting a second family, or even your first after a vasectomy it’s important to consider your options Many Australian families are considering trying for a family for the second time. Thousands of Australian men in particular are looking into vasectomy reversals to reverse the choice that they made years prior to their change of
Metrocentre’s Dr Chris Lekich was recently interview by David Sibenaler for the Royal Institution of Australia. The article focused on overpopulation and the role vasectomies could play in preventing the issue. You can read the full article in power point format below. Dr Chris Lekich is the successor of the highly skilled microsurgeon Professor Owen. He has
Metrocentre was recently featured on, after Dr Chris Lekich performed a vasectomy reversal – inspired by the microsurgical techniques of his mentors. Ross and Sonia Deakin were one of many couples who changed their minds after undergoing a vasectomy procedure. Ross had already undergone a vasectomy when the couple decided that they once again
By starting a conversation you can help bring awareness to a problem that is making worldwide issues such as global warming, poverty and war all the more complicated – Population. For men who don’t want to have children, having a vasectomy is the best way that they can be responsible to themselves and their families.