Vasectomy Alternatives: Temporary vs. Permanent Methods You and your partner have discussed it at length and have decided that your family is complete — no more babies! So, what are your best birth control options? When you want to be sexually active, but don’t want children, a vasectomy is a common birth control method that
What Men Need to Know About a Vasectomy Reversal If you’ve had a vasectomy and are seeking a reversal, you’re not alone. Up to 10% of men who have had vasectomies will seek a reversal at some point after the procedure. Contrary to popular belief, vasectomies are, in fact, reversible! Fortunately, there is a 95%
Debunking the Myths About Vasectomies If you are searching for a permanent birth control method, you have most likely thought about having a vasectomy. While it is a simple surgery, vasectomies are considered to be a permanent solution and should be researched thoroughly before making a decision. How Do Vasectomies Work? The term vasectomy stems
What is a vasectomy? A vasectomy is a brief surgical procedure that cuts and seals off the vas deferens through a scrotal opening, which prevents sperm from entering the patient’s semen. A vasectomy is the safest and most effective form of birth control – the chances of getting pregnant after a vasectomy is 1 in 2000.
How To Successfully Recover From A Vasectomy So you just had a vasectomy—now what? Now that you know the procedure is nothing to fear, it’s time to focus on your vasectomy recovery. While you’re likely to be back at work in just a few days, recovering fully is going to take a bit longer than
While a vasectomy is an extremely simple, safe and effective procedure, the idea of one is scary to most men. The decision to have a vasectomy is an important one, especially in regards to future family planning. If you are thinking of getting a vasectomy, here are some questions to ask before making a decision.
Having a supportive partner before, during and after vasectomy surgery makes a difference! A vasectomy is a simple surgery during which the small tubes in a man’s scrotum that carry sperm are cut or blocked off so that sperm cannot leave the body. It is a simple, safe, and effective surgical procedure but nonetheless, a
What Do Vasectomies Have To Do With March Madness? There’s an interesting Urology trend in March we thought we would share. It seems that every year around March, our appointments are filled with male vasectomies, and we have a theory of why that is... The choice to get a vasectomy in March often boils down
Congratulations! You just had a vasectomy, and you and your partner are looking forward to a future free of worries about mood-wrecking, less reliable forms of contraception. But for now, you are in pain, and your body needs time to rest and heal from the procedure. Here are a few tips to help you recover from your recent vasectomy during the hours after your procedure to the next couple of days:
Are you considering a vasectomy procedure? A relatively minor outpatient surgical procedure that results in a birth control method with an over 99% effectiveness rate, a vasectomy can be a great alternative to other more cumbersome, less effective forms of birth control. However, before you make your decision, you probably have some questions about what