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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262018Apr

How Does a Vasectomy Work?

How Does a Vasectomy Work?

One of the most basic, essential questions asked by those considering having the vasectomy procedure is: How does it work? Because of the many myths and misconceptions surrounding the procedure, the facts about what it actually is can be tough to discern without some research. At the San Diego Vasectomy Center (SDVC), we understand patients’…

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162018Mar

How Effective Is a Vasectomy?

How Effective Is a Vasectomy?

One of the most important questions patients ask outside of “Will the procedure hurt?” is “How effective is a vasectomy?” Men are clear that if they are going to undergo a procedure that involves a highly sensitive area of their body, they want to feel confident that the desired result will occur. Fortunately, for those…

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82018Feb

Why February May Be the Best Month to Plan for a Vasectomy

Why February May Be the Best Month to Plan for a Vasectomy

It may only be February, but it’s time to start thinking about one of the most popular times of the year to have a vasectomy: March Madness. Every year, the time during March Madness sees a noted increase in the number of vasectomies performed. Why the correlation between a famous sporting event and a male…

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