The success rate of vasectomy reversal can vary depending on several factors such as the age of the man, the length of time since the vasectomy was performed, and the surgical technique used. However, the overall success rates for vasectomy reversal are generally quite high, with success rates ranging from 30% to 90%.
The most important factor in determining the success of vasectomy reversal is the length of time that has passed since the vasectomy was performed. The longer the time between the vasectomy and the reversal, the lower the chances of success. For example, if the vasectomy was performed less than three years ago, the success rate can be as high as 95%. However, if the vasectomy was performed more than 10 years ago, the success rate can be as low as 30%.
Other factors that can affect the success of vasectomy reversal include the skill and experience of the surgeon, the type of surgical technique used, the age and overall health of the man, and the quality and quantity of sperm produced by the man after the reversal.
It’s important to note that even if the reversal is successful, it can take several months for sperm to return to the semen and for a couple to achieve a pregnancy. It’s also possible for the reversal to fail, which can result in the need for repeat surgery or alternative fertility treatments such as IVF.