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Vasectomy Surgeon Offering Game Pass For March Madness
March Madness is all about brackets, basketball and vasectomies. You read it right, every year during this month doctors say they see a spike in men getting snipped.
For the fourth year in a row The Urology Team in North Austin is giving a game pass to watch the NCAA basketball championship. It's called Vas Madness.
"I do about 650 vasectomies a year. That comes out to about 50 a month. The numbers jump considerably in March Madness," said Dr. Richard Chopp.
Dr. Chopp really goes by the nickname, Dick. He tells us his patients can cash in with a 50 percent discount.
For $595 patients can recover for two to three days -- doctor's orders. Of course that means watching sports is a must.
"It's extremely important that they need to be a couch potato for 48 hours. And the reason for that is they get too active they can have bleeding," said Chopp.
The procedure is a simple, safe and permanent contraceptive. In about 20 minutes it's over.
Chopp does caution there is no guarantee vasectomies are reversible.
"They have had two or three children and they want to keep their sanity and so they get a vasectomy," said Chopp.
It's not all about basketball. The urology teams offers deal for the Masters, coining the discount the Vasters.
Doctors advise all patients to take the procedure seriously.
For more information, go to http://www.urologyteam.com/.
By Christie Post