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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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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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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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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262017May

How to Find a Vasectomy Surgeon

How to Find a Vasectomy Surgeon

Once a man has decided that having a vasectomy is the best choice for permanent contraception, the next step is finding the right vasectomy surgeon to perform the procedure. Although vasectomies can be performed by non-surgeons, those seeking the highest-quality care will likely want more expertise, board certifications and even a background in urology from…

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132016May

Five Questions to Ask If You’re Thinking About Getting a Vasectomy

Five Questions to Ask If You’re Thinking About Getting a Vasectomy

Getting a vasectomy may not seem as straightforward as initially expected. After all of the time and consideration it takes to decide that a vasectomy is the right choice, most men still have questions about everything from how to find a qualified vasectomy surgeon to when will they feel like themselves again. This is completely…

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212015Dec

Do I Need a Urologist to Perform My Vasectomy?

Do I Need a Urologist to Perform My Vasectomy?

A vasectomy is a procedure that carries a lot of misconceptions about discomfort, invasiveness and recovery. Men considering the procedure are often on the lookout for the best possible physician and on the fence regarding who to go to. Some men want a urologist to perform their vasectomy and others believe a general surgeon or…

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232014May

How to Prepare For a Vasectomy

How to Prepare For a Vasectomy

Once you’ve decided that a vasectomy is the right choice for your sexual health there are a few steps you’ll need to take in order to plan and prepare for the vasectomy. The San Diego Vasectomy Center has provided a few tips for future patients in order to help them plan for the procedure as…

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