292022Jul

3 Ways Vasectomies Actually Help Women

3 Ways Vasectomies Actually Help Women

It is common in hetereosexual couples that the female partner is solely responsible for contraceptive needs. Outside of condom use, which can fluctuate or be used temporarily, women are required to take ownership of pregnancy prevention entirely on their own. This involves taking or using different forms of birth control for year after year, many…

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302022Jun

Vasectomy FAQ for Someone Who Is on the Fence about the Procedure

Vasectomy FAQ for Someone Who Is on the Fence about the Procedure

The idea of a vasectomy can become built up, especially if this is something you have been considering over time. There are questions about pain, what recovery from the procedure will feel like, the potential impact on libido, and if there is any overall risk of complications. These are valid concerns, and we’re always happy…

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272022May

3 Reasons Why a Vasectomy Might Not Be Right for You

3 Reasons Why a Vasectomy Might Not Be Right for You

A vasectomy is an excellent option for many men, it is a form of permanent contraception with a high success rate and brief recovery period. The entire procedure is normally around 10-20 minutes, and most men can return to their normal routines within a couple of days. It relieves female partners from the burden of…

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292022Apr

How Is It That I Won’t Feel Pain During or After My Vasectomy?

How Is It That I Won’t Feel Pain During or After My Vasectomy?

We know that even the word “vasectomy” can cause an involuntary wince. Any procedure on a person’s sensitive body part can be a source of stress because how could such a situation not lead to pain when so many everyday bumps and accidental contact can cause pain easily? This is a fair question, but fortunately,…

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292022Mar

Questions to Ask During Your Vasectomy Consultation

Questions to Ask During Your Vasectomy Consultation

After some thorough deliberation, you’ve finally scheduled your vasectomy consultation. While this is an important first step towards achieving your family planning goals, there is still a little more work that can be done to ensure all your needs are met. Before meeting with your doctor, we like to encourage all of our patients to…

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282022Feb

Risks and Disadvantages of Having a Vasectomy

Risks and Disadvantages of Having a Vasectomy

A vasectomy is a safe, effective, and minimally-invasive procedure that has little to no impact on a man’s general health. However, as with any procedure, there are always potential downsides. If you’re thinking about getting a vasectomy, it’s important to consider any possible risks and disadvantages there might be.  Vasectomies Are Permanent The main reasons…

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272022Jan

Five Reasons To (Finally) Get a Vasectomy

Five Reasons To (Finally) Get a Vasectomy

If you have been searching for an easy and effective form of birth control, it may be time to consider a vasectomy. Understandably, for many men, the idea of surgery may cause hesitation. However, learning more about this procedure and its benefits may help alleviate any fears you may have.  1. Efficacy Rates Vasectomies are…

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162021Dec

Vasectomy Season: Three Times of Year Men Schedule Vasectomies

Vasectomy Season: Three Times of Year Men Schedule Vasectomies

The vasectomy procedure only requires a short recovery period, normally around 2-3 days of rest and then most men can return to daily routines with the exception of manual labor and intercourse (a bit more time is needed before either of those take place). However, even brief, this recovery period is necessary. Even a non-invasive…

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172021Nov

World Vasectomy Day 2021

World Vasectomy Day 2021

This year, World Vasectomy Day takes place on November 16th. The occasion offers an opportunity to promote better education around the vasectomy procedure as well as offer men and their partners a chance to consider the benefits of permanent contraception.  Having a vasectomy can be a genuine turning point for anyone seeking a permanent solution…

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222021Oct

Test Your Vasectomy Knowledge With Our Quiz

Test Your Vasectomy Knowledge With Our Quiz

Vasectomies are a commonly misunderstood procedure. For those unfamiliar, the word itself can bring about concerns of pain, complicated feelings about masculinity, and confusion about post-procedure lifestyle. Our practice has discussed vasectomy myths many times (see here, here, and here), but we wanted to give our prospective patients or anyone interested a chance to test…

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