"The procedure can give the patient a confidence boost, but for it to be sustained over the long term, they need to improve their diet and get exercising." Professor Wylie says the cosmetic results are generally considered reasonable by patients. "Liposuction can result in a 2cm gain in length in the short-term, but the fat will return to the pubic area if the patient puts on weight again," he says.
It is performed in the office setting, under local anesthesia in less than 10 minutes. Studies show fantastic improvement in urinary symptoms for at least five years of more. Urolift® is covered by most insurances in Northern Virginia, including Medicare. Why not do vasectomies under IV sedation or at surgery center? Because with proper technique and local anesthesia, vasectomy is a truly "simple office procedure".