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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242019Oct

An Overview of Permanent Contraception

An Overview of Permanent Contraception

If you’re considering a permanent contraceptive solution, it’s important that you arm yourself with all the details you need to make an informed decision. Choosing this kind of contraception is a big step, and you’ll want to feel confident in whatever you decide. To help you navigate your options, here’s an overview of the types…

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252019Mar

Vasectomy Alternatives: What Are My Options?

Vasectomy Alternatives: What Are My Options?

For couples considering whether having a vasectomy is the right decision for their family-planning needs, the question of whether options other than the procedure are viable may come up. There are vasectomy alternatives you can consider, and ultimately it is up to you and your partner as to which option is best for your relationship….

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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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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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222017Dec

Top Vasectomy Pros/Cons List

Top Vasectomy Pros/Cons List

Are you considering a vasectomy in 2018? Many vasectomy patients use the new year as an opportunity to schedule a consultation and get the process underway. For those who may still be on the fence, unsure if having a vasectomy is the right choice, we’ve offered a comprehensive pros/cons list for the procedure below. The…

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82017Nov

World Vasectomy Day 2017

World Vasectomy Day 2017

San Diego Vasectomy Center (SDVC) recognizes Friday, November 17, as World Vasectomy Day. World Vasectomy Day was created to address two core global needs: a lack of understanding regarding the vasectomy procedure and a lack of male participation in family planning. Are you considering a vasectomy? In our experience, there can be a delay between…

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