Dr. Raj’s Scalpel-Free Vasectomy Clinic is your destination for safe and effective vasectomy procedures in Australia.
- The first recorded vasectomy was performed by a German surgeon, Carl Ferdinand Von Graefe in 1823.
- The innovation behind no-scalpel vasectomies traces back to Dr. Li Shunqiang of China in the 1970s. His technique aimed to alleviate men’s concerns about permanent contraception and promote wider adoption of the procedure.
- Dr.Raj introduced the Scalpel Free Vasectomy technique to Australia in 2014. He established the first scalpel free vasectomy clinic in Mackay and then established clinics in Brisbane.
- The advent of scalpel free vasectomies has led to a noticeable shift, with more men opting for this procedure over tubal ligation. Countries such as Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, Spain, and South Korea have seen vasectomies surpass tubal ligation procedures.
- Scalpel-free vasectomies boast an effectiveness rate exceeding 99 percent, with an estimated failure rate of around one in 2,000 procedures.
- Unlike some contraceptive methods, vasectomies do not impact hormone production or influence sexual drive.
- Conducted in modern and friendly clinics, scalpel-free vasectomies are remarkably quick, often taking just less than 15 minutes to complete.
- The average length of the vas deferens tube is 30 – 45 cm and the procedure involves only a short segment of this long tube.
- Scalpel Free Vasectomy is usually done under a simple and effective local numbing agent.
- Complication rates for scalpel-free vasectomies are impressively low when compared to other traditional forms of vasectomy.
- Recovery after a scalpel-free vasectomy is relatively swift, with most patients able to return to work within two days.
- When compared to tubal ligation, scalpel-free vasectomies are a notably more affordable option.
- Contrary to common misconceptions, the volume and appearance of ejaculate fluid remain unchanged post-vasectomy.
- World Vasectomy Day, celebrated on November 17th, was established in 2012 to encourage men to actively participate in reproductive decisions and solutions.
- While not easily reversible, it’s important for individuals to recognise that vasectomies should be approached as a permanent decision.
- Following a vasectomy, it’s recommended to continue using contraception for roughly three months until tests confirm the absence of sperm in ejaculate fluid.
- Vasectomies do not provide protection against sexually transmitted infections.
- Scalpel-free vasectomies alleviate the need for hormonal birth control, benefiting both partners and reducing potential risks.
- Patients who’ve undergone vasectomy procedures often report an increased sex drive due to reduced concerns about unintended pregnancy.
- Among contraceptive methods, vasectomies, including scalpel-free versions, stand out as one of the most reliable options.
Dr.Raj Selvarajan MBBS MRCS(Ed) MRCGP(UK) FRACGP MMed(UQ)
Scalpel Free Vasectomist,