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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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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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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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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292020Jun

How Will I Feel During and After My Vasectomy?

How Will I Feel During and After My Vasectomy?

Although vasectomies offer a number of benefits, many men feel anxious about the idea of getting one. Two of the most common concerns that men have are that the procedure will be painful and that recovery will take a long time. However, these concerns are rooted in myths and misconceptions about vasectomies. In reality, vasectomies…

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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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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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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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282017Sep

The Top 10 Vasectomy FAQs

The Top 10 Vasectomy FAQs

Even with more men turning to the vasectomy procedure in the past decade, the word “vasectomy” can still trigger a “no way” gut reaction in men who are unfamiliar with what the procedure actually entails. San Diego Vasectomy Center (SDVC) has detailed some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding the procedure (here and here), but…

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282017Aug

Post-vasectomy Support Guide for Partners

Post-vasectomy Support Guide for Partners

When your partner chooses to undergo a vasectomy, there are things he will need to do to prepare for the procedure. However, once the procedure is complete, he will require some post-procedure care. Fortunately, post-procedure vasectomy care is not nearly as intense as it is for other surgical procedures. In fact, most men tend to…

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