San Diego Vasectomy


No-Scalpel Vasectomy

The No-Scalpel Vasectomy (NSV) was originally developed in China in the early 1970's by Dr. Li Shunqiang. It was found to greatly reduce complications found with standard vasectomies. Over 15 million men have undergone the NSV.

The No-Scalpel Vasectomy (NSV) is unique in that there is no incision made in the scrotum. Instead, pointed forceps are usually used to separate the layers of tissue and make a single opening approximately a quarter of an inch in diameter in the middle of the scrotum. This vasectomy procedure generally takes less than 15 minutes. Recovery is faster than with the standard vasectomy. Bleeding, swelling, infection and other complications are generally less. So is the amount of resultant discomfort after the procedure. In fact, one study noted up to 4 times less infections and up to 20 times less
bleeding. No skin stitches are needed and scarring is minimal.

No-Needle Anesthesia Vasectomy

More recently, the No-Needle Vasectomy has been popularized as a highly effective means to deliver anesthesia to the vasectomy area without a needle. Dr. Benderev brought this technique to California in approximately 2002.

Using a high pressure jet injector the anesthetic solution is passed into the vas with the sensation similar to a small rubber band "flick". Most patients report the procedure of vasectomy with Dr. Benderev is pain free. The No Needle technique of anesthesia can be used together with the No-Scalpel Vasectomy. Dr. Benderev generally performs both of
these techniques in each patient in under 10 minutes.

Physicians require additional training for these procedures and, therefore, you may choose to ask whether your physician has experience with them. For urologists, vasectomy is a natural extension of their other duties.

Testimonials of No-Needle Vasectomy Patients of Dr. Benderev

"For me, it was completely painless. No-needle vasectomy was so much better than what
I expected."
- Gary H.

"Five stars for whomever invented no-needle!"
- Jerome B.

Anatomy & Terms
What is a Vasectomy
No-Needle No-Scalpel Vasectomy
Vasectomy Reversal Procedure
Risk & Choices
For Women
Contact Us












Home | Procedures | Risks & Choices | For Women | Dr. Benderev | FAQ's | Contact Us | Request an Appointment

Site content copyright © 1999-2015 Theodore V. Benderev, M.D. All Rights Reserved. 1-888-VASECTOMY (888-827-3286)

Dr. Ted Benderev is a well known urologist who has performed more than 3,000 vasectomy and vasectomy reversal procedures. His practice is conveniently located for the Orange County communities of Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Corona, Fountain Valley, Foothill Ranch, Fullerton, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, San Clemente, Tustin, Westminster, and adjacent counties of Riverside, San Diego and Los Angeles.

The content of this site is provided for information only and not for medical advice.  This site makes no claims as to the accuracy of its information and is not a substitute for direct consultation with your health care professional.