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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292021Sep

How To Talk About Having a Vasectomy

How To Talk About Having a Vasectomy

Everyone has a degree of comfort when it comes to discussing their personal life, even with family and friends. This tends to be especially true when it comes to someone’s sex life, including family planning and contraception. How much you share and with whom is entirely your choice and should be respected, though sometimes we…

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262021Aug

The Right Time to Get a Vasectomy

The Right Time to Get a Vasectomy

You may wonder, “Is now the right time to have a vasectomy? Or, should I hold off, maybe revisit the decision in another year or two?” The decision to have a vasectomy is not one that men tend to take lightly, and we at SDVC 100% understand the desire to take your time. We know…

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292021Jul

The Unexpected Benefits of Getting a Vasectomy

The Unexpected Benefits of Getting a Vasectomy

The obvious benefit of getting a vasectomy is what drives men and their partners to consider the procedure. Having permanent, reliable contraception in place removes stress, ongoing financial commitments, and the standard burden of birth control that is typically placed on the female partner alone. These, among others, are the unexpected benefits of the vasectomy…

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282021Jun

Vasectomy Preparation: What You Need to Know

Vasectomy Preparation: What You Need to Know

If you’ve decided to get a vasectomy, you may be wondering how to best prepare for your procedure. Luckily, since this is an easy and minimally invasive procedure, there is not much you need to do in preparation. Nonetheless, to alleviate pre-surgery anxiety and answer any lingering questions, we’ve put together some tips to ensure…

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282021Apr

Why Vasectomies Are the Best Form of Permanent Birth Control, Part 2

Why Vasectomies Are the Best Form of Permanent Birth Control, Part 2

For couples who do not want any or any additional children, permanent birth control options such as vasectomies and tubal ligations are often a serious consideration. While many couples are attracted to the freedom that permanent birth control provides, it’s not uncommon for people to have a lingering “what if” in the back of their…

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312021Mar

Why Vasectomies Are the Best Form of Permanent Birth Control, Part 1

Why Vasectomies Are the Best Form of Permanent Birth Control, Part 1

Birth control is used by couples all over the world. Traditional methods of birth control, such as condoms, fertility tracking, and oral/implant medications, are often popular because they are easily accessible and reversible at any time. However, for couples who have reached their desired family size or decided against having children, permanent birth control options,…

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282021Feb

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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