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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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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312020Jul

How Will I Know if My Vasectomy Was Successful?

How Will I Know if My Vasectomy Was Successful?

Vasectomies are often touted as being the best form of permanent contraception – and for good reason. Not only are vasectomies low cost and low risk in comparison with other permanent procedures, such as tubal ligation, but they’re also over 99% effective in preventing pregnancy. On top of the obvious benefits, vasectomies can also improve…

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232019Sep

Five Questions to Ask Yourself When Considering a Vasectomy

Five Questions to Ask Yourself When Considering a Vasectomy

Getting a vasectomy is a major life decision—one that should be made only after giving it the proper forethought and attention it deserves. If you are considering a vasectomy, there’s more to think about than merely whether you want more, or any, children. To help you make an informed decision, below are five key questions…

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252019Feb

How to Talk to Your Friends about Having a Vasectomy

How to Talk to Your Friends about Having a Vasectomy

Whether to undergo a vasectomy procedure is a personal decision. If you decide to keep it to yourself and your partner, that’s completely acceptable. Some men might feel like asking friends for advice before the vasectomy, while others might want to share their experience to help friends better understand the procedure. If you feel comfortable…

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202018Dec

How to Talk About Family Planning with Your Partner

How to Talk About Family Planning with Your Partner

A vasectomy is a form of permanent contraception. If you’re in a relationship with a spouse or partner who might be considering having children someday, it’s a good idea to discuss family planning and contraception options before you make a permanent decision. When it comes to talking about this sensitive topic, consider all your family…

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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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142015Apr

Are You Ready for a Vasectomy? Take Our Quiz & Find Out!

Are You Ready for a Vasectomy? Take Our Quiz & Find Out!

Are you ready for a vasectomy? For men seeking permanent, effective contraception, a vasectomy is likely the most popular and well-known option. Vasectomies solve the basic issue of contraceptive choice, and provide men and their partners with renewed sexual freedom. With modern medical technology, vasectomies are far less invasive than their female equivalent – tubal…

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