I wish I had knew about him myself. If I had known everything I am telling you all now, I definitely would've choose ICVR, and reversed even earlier.
My vas urologist told me I didn't have pvps, or anything of the sort. At one of my follow up appointments I told him what I was reading online regarding pvp/s (which I'd never heard of before), he did a physical examination of my boys and said, "this isn't what it would look like if you had pvps". I fired him for that, and for being so dishonest with me regarding my verbal vasectomy consultation, and paperwork.
I moved onto another high end specialist, and he had me convinced I was suffering from neuropathic pain from the vasectomy, and it would calm down in time.
When I had my first reversal, bilateral granulomas were noted in my post op findings paperwork. I knew they were there, but my reversal surgeon didn't seem concerned prior to the surgery, nor afterwards.
When I consulted with Dr Marks about redoing my reversal (reversal redo), it was the first time someone shot me straight about congestive pvps, granulomas, scaring, etc, etc.
Not that I knew any better back then, but a big fault on my part in my early days was, and/or, something I didn't take as seriously prior to my first reversal was, the importance of finding the best reversal surgeon I could find. I was worried about money, traveling, all sorts of stupid stuff.
You guys are fortunate to have someone like myself that's been there, done that (school of hard knocks), and sharing everything I know about this with you without any bias.
I have nothing to loose, and nothing to gain. I don't want anybody's money, I just try to be honest, and helpful. I wish I had been so well advised in my early days.
Hindsight is 20/20.