252019Feb

How to Talk to Your Friends about Having a Vasectomy

How to Talk to Your Friends about Having a Vasectomy

Whether to undergo a vasectomy procedure is a personal decision. If you decide to keep it to yourself and your partner, that’s completely acceptable. Some men might feel like asking friends for advice before the vasectomy, while others might want to share their experience to help friends better understand the procedure. If you feel comfortable…

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302019Jan

Three Questions to Ask Yourself If You’re Considering a Vasectomy

Three Questions to Ask Yourself If You’re Considering a Vasectomy

Family planning decisions between partners may include whether the male partner should or should not undergo a vasectomy. If you are considering whether having a vasectomy is the right choice for you and your family planning needs, there are questions that you should ask yourself, and later, your partner, that can help firm up the…

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202018Dec

How to Talk About Family Planning with Your Partner

How to Talk About Family Planning with Your Partner

A vasectomy is a form of permanent contraception. If you’re in a relationship with a spouse or partner who might be considering having children someday, it’s a good idea to discuss family planning and contraception options before you make a permanent decision. When it comes to talking about this sensitive topic, consider all your family…

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262018Nov

How to Support Your Partner After He’s Had a Vasectomy

How to Support Your Partner After He’s Had a Vasectomy

Getting a vasectomy is quick (usually under 30 minutes) and virtually painless these days, thanks to the use of the no-needle no-scalpel approach. However, it never hurts to show your partner a little TLC when the time comes for him to recover from vasectomy surgery. Most men experience mild, if any, discomfort or soreness following…

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292018Oct

Is a Vasectomy Consultation Necessary?

Is a Vasectomy Consultation Necessary?

A vasectomy is a form of permanent birth control and therefore not a procedure chosen without serious consideration. If you believe that getting a vasectomy is right for you, it’s necessary to schedule a vasectomy consultation with an experienced surgeon who will explain the procedure in full. This appointment also provides the opportunity to select…

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212018Sep

Is a Vasectomy the Most Affordable Form of Permanent Contraception?

Is a Vasectomy the Most Affordable Form of Permanent Contraception?

Aside from abstinence, getting a vasectomy is the most affordable form of permanent contraception. In fact, it’s one of the only forms of contraception that’s both affordable and permanent. It’s also minimally invasive, has a brief recovery period, is covered by most health insurance providers and is accompanied by a minimal risk of complications. When…

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282018Aug

How to Talk About a Vasectomy in Four Steps

How to Talk About a Vasectomy in Four Steps

Talking to your partner about getting a vasectomy can feel a little uncomfortable … for both you and your man. It’s no secret that many men derive confidence from their virility, and part of that is knowing (consciously or unconsciously) they possess and can share powerful sperm. However, if you and your partner have decided…

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232018Jul

How a Vasectomy Reversal Works

How a Vasectomy Reversal Works

Patients are strongly encouraged to consider the vasectomy as a permanent procedure. Though a successful vasectomy reversal is certainly possible, the original intention of the vasectomy is permanent contraception. It can be reversed with the help of an experienced, trained microsurgeon, but the potential need for reversal should be weighed when deciding whether to undergo…

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262018Jun

Seven Questions to Ask Your Vasectomy Surgeon

Seven Questions to Ask Your Vasectomy Surgeon

In order to fully take advantage of your vasectomy consultation, we recommend preparing for this particular appointment with questions. All vasectomy patients have questions about the procedure, most specifically about pain they may experience during recovery. However, there are other important questions you should be asking your vasectomy surgeon during the initial consultation. These questions…

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302018May

What Happens After a Vasectomy?

What Happens After a Vasectomy?

The days, weeks and months after a vasectomy may seem like a mystery to those unfamiliar with the procedure. Many men are concerned that they will experience pain as they recover, or they worry that too much time will pass before they can return to normal physical activities like work, exercise and intercourse. Fortunately, many…

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