FAQ on Tubal Reversal Surgery

Tubal Reversal Questions and Answers

  1. My tubes were tied 10 years ago, is it too late?
    No, it’s not too late for a successful tubal reversal procedure. We see women everyday who’ve had their tubal ligation 10 or more years ago.
  2. Is tubal reversal surgery painful?
    Our tubal reversal surgery is essentially pain-free thanks to the On-Q PainBuster. It’s a revolutionary pain management system that delivers medication to the area for 3 days, keeping it pain-free.
  3. Does tubal reversal surgery require an overnight hospital stay?
    Our tubal reversal procedure is done outpatient and does not require an overnight stay. However, out of town patients should plan to stay in Houston the night of the surgery.
  4. How soon can I schedule my tubal reversal surgery?
    Once we have reviewed all your medical records from your tubal ligation surgery to be sure you are a candidate for the reversal surgery, we can schedule your consultation with in 2 weeks.
  5. When can I return to work after tubal reversal surgery?
    Most tubal reversal patients are able to return to work with in a week after surgery. Thanks to the On Q Pain Buster, most patients are able to move around with ease 1-2 days after surgery!
  6. Is tubal reversal surgery better than IVF?
    We get this question every day. Tubal reversal is less time intensive, and costly than IVF. One surgery can produce multiple pregnancies while IVF requires multiple treatments and generally has a lower success rate.
  7. How long after my tubal reversal before I get pregnant?
    Some of our tubal reversal patients get pregnant with in months after their reversal surgery. This is very individual and impossible to predict.
  8. What do I need to get started?
    Obtain your tubal ligation records form the doctor or hospital where it was performed. Send a copy to our office for review. Once we have reviewed all your medical records from your tubal ligation surgery to be sure you are a candidate for the reversal surgery, we can schedule you for the consultation with in 2 weeks.

Call our office today for more information: 713-790-0099.

Office Questions and Answers

  1. Where are you located?
    We are located at the northeast corner of Fannin and Old Spanish Trail, just north of the Astrodome. Our address is 7400 Fannin, Suite 910. See our Maps / Directions page for more information.
  2. When are you open?
    Our office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday and Friday until 6:00 p.m. If you are a new patient, fill out and submit our patient registration form and a staff member will contact you to make an appointment.
  3. Are there any forms to fill out once I arrive?
    No. You will need to complete our patient registration form to make an appointment. This will give you the opportunity to fill out the form in the privacy of your own home and give you easy access to your medical records. By filling out the form before your appointment you do not have to arrive 15 minutes early to fill out it in our office.
  4. Can I pay with cash or credit card?
    We take Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX and personal checks. See our Costs & Financing page.
  5. I‘m pregnant, what happens next?
    Pregnancy should be a pleasant time for you, but many changes will occur. If you know about them, they are less likely to worry you. Check our Infertility & Pregnancy Resources section for useful information.