FAQs on Los Angeles Tubal Reversal Surgery
Also called “getting tubes tied” or “tubal”, tubal ligation is the procedure where the tubes are severed and closed, so an egg cannot be fertilized. A form of female sterilization, tubal ligation is a reversible procedure, which is called tubal reversal.
The fallopian tubes are closed by sealing them with a clip or ring, tying them together, or by cauterization (burning them using heat or a mild electric current).
What is the purpose of tubal ligation surgery?
Tubal ligation is done as a form of permanent birth control. The procedure is usually only done when the woman has several children and does not wish to become pregnant in the future. However, some women regret this decision and later wish to conceive. For these women, a tubal reversal is an option.