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Spire Healthcare: Private vasectomy in the UK

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Rapid access to expert private vasectomy, including the latest no-scalpel technique, at a leading network of private hospitals, nationwide.

 

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Where can I find private vasectomy in the UK?

As one of the country's largest private hospital groups, Spire Healthcare is able to provide private vasectomy operations at 38 comfortable and fully equipped hospitals throughout the UK.


Why have a vasectomy?

A vasectomy is a permanent and effective form of contraception for men who know that they do not want to father any more children.  It involves a minor surgical procedure to cut the tube that carries sperm from the testes to the penis, meaning that any semen ejaculated does not contain sperm.  Vasectomy does not affect sex drive or sexual performance in any way and is a quicker, more effective and technically easier procedure than female sterilisation.

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Rapid access to vasectomy in the UK

Vasectomy is available on the NHS, however waiting lists in some areas can be long, especially if a patient particularly wants to see a male doctor.  Spire Healthcare is able to provide rapid access to experienced consultants at award winning hospitals exercising the highest standards of cleanliness and infection control.  Some hospitals offer a rapid access one-stop vasectomy service.


Find a Spire Healthcare Hospital near you offering vasectomy


Private vasectomy at Spire Healthcare

Spire Healthcare offers two types of vasectomy, the conventional procedure and the new, minimally invasive no-scalpel technique:


Conventional vasectomy

Conventional vasectomy is performed under local anaesthetic, takes around 20 minutes and is over 99% effective.  Two small incisions are made on each side of the scrotum and the sperm carrying tubes are cut, a small section is removed from each and they are then tied or heat sealed.  The incisions are closed with adhesive strips or dissolvable stitches and any discomfort or swelling normally settles down after a few days.  As it is a difficult and expensive procedure to reverse, vasectomy is only recommended for men who are sure that they do not want any more children.


No-scalpel vasectomy

No-scalpel vasectomy is a safe new keyhole form of the procedure.  The sperm carrying tubes are accessed through tiny puncture holes in the scrotum and a special pair of forceps is used to cut and tie the tubes.  The procedure involves less bleeding than a conventional vasectomy and no stitches are necessary.  Early indications seem to be that no-scalpel vasectomy is less painful and is associated with fewer complications compared to the conventional method.


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How can I get a private vasectomy at Spire Healthcare?

Spire Healthcare hospitals are open to all men seeking quick and convenient access to vasectomy, whether or not they have private medical insurance.  All inclusive fixed prices are available for many procedures and information on how to get a private vasectomy or on guide prices can be obtained by calling a local Spire Healthcare hospital or by filling in an online enquiry form.  Finance plans are available to help spread the costs of treatment.

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Spire Healthcare - please call your local Spire Healthcare hospital

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Website:  www.spirehealthcare.com

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Treatments available

  • Conventional vasectomy
  • No-scalpel vasectomy

 

 

 

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