302022Nov

Will California Experience A New Dawn in Birth Control Options?

Will California Experience A New Dawn in Birth Control Options?

The state of California has often led the nation in social, environmental, and health-related causes. Now, a new bill, SB 523, also known as the “Contraceptive Equity Act of 2022,” has been passed by Governor Gavin Newsome. This is momentous, as SB 523 will greatly expand and modernize the quality of birth control in the…

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272022Oct

What Should I Look for in a Vasectomy Surgeon?

What Should I Look for in a Vasectomy Surgeon?

Now that you’ve decided to get a vasectomy, the next step is finding the right facility and surgeon to perform the procedure. This may seem simple, as most men are likely to turn to the internet and search for something like “vasectomy near me” and call it a day. However, this step should take more…

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272022Sep

How To Plan for a Vasectomy Before the End of The Year

How To Plan for a Vasectomy Before the End of The Year

For some men, the question of whether or not to get a vasectomy may have been on the table for months, or even years. Regardless of your situation, if you’re considering getting a vasectomy before the end of this year, there are ways to get a plan in motion. Having a plan makes people feel…

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312022Aug

What Happens to My Sperm After a Vasectomy?

What Happens to My Sperm After a Vasectomy?

A simple but common question our vasectomy clinic receives is about what happens to sperm after a vasectomy has been performed. This question is entirely understandable. After all, the purpose of a vasectomy is to remove sperm from a man’s semen so that when he ejaculates during intercourse, pregnancy does not occur. However, we know…

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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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