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Vaginal Mesh and Prolapse

May 23rd, 2018
Vaginal Mesh and Prolapse

Understand all your options Adult and Pediatric Urology and Urogynecology

Vaginal mesh, and mesh for pelvic prolapse continue to be hot topics in the news media and social networking.  Like many complicated issues, it is sometimes difficult to understand all the facts and separate out the bias positions and propaganda when reading though a Facebook post, or watching a news report.

Is prostate cancer slow growing?

May 22nd, 2018
Is prostate cancer slow growing?

This year, more than 300,000 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. In most cases, the cancer consists of small knots of abnormal cells growing slowly in the walnut-sized prostate gland. In many men, the cancer cells grow so slowly that they never break free of the gland, spread to distant sites, and pose a serious risk to health and longevity.

Sexual Dysfunction

May 7th, 2018
Sexual Dysfunction

What is sexual dysfunction?
Sexual dysfunction is a condition where normal intimacy and sexual responses including interest, arousal and orgasm become difficult for a person.  While this can be seen in men and women of any age, it is often brought on by a traumatic incident or injury, by chronic medical conditions including diabetes, or by changing hormonal balances in the body.

Vasectomy Reversal

April 25th, 2018
Vasectomy Reversal

There are more than 500,000 vasectomies performed in the United States every year.  As many as 6% of men who have the procedure done will eventually seek out vasectomy reversal of the procedure. This is ten times more common in men who have the vasectomy performed under the age of thirty.

Vasectomy Cost & Procedure

April 25th, 2018
Vasectomy Cost & Procedure

Vasectomy is one of the most popular methods of contraception in the United States. Over 500,000 vasectomy procedures are performed each year.  Vasectomy along with tubal ligation (in females), are the most effective means of preventing pregnancy.

However, vasectomy is about ¼ the cost of tubal ligation, has fewer risks, less side effects, and does not require general anesthetic.