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Is a Vasectomy Right for You?

If you a man who is done having children, or are a man who is sure he doesn't want to father children, a vasectomy is an effective form of birth control. But, is this procedure right for you? Learn who would be considered a good vasectomy candidate.

Is a Vasectomy Reversible?

While a vasectomy is considered a permanent form of birth control, it can be successful reversed in most cases. Success, however, is measured in two ways: patency and pregnancy. Find out the success rates for both and how the length of time that has passed since your original vasectomy affects these ...

Can a Vasectomy Fail?

A vasectomy is designed to make and keep a man infertile, but there is a small chance for error. The risk of vasectomy failure is low but not impossible. Learn more about the failure rate.

Find and Choose a Vasectomy Doctor

A vasectomy should be conducted by a board-certified urologic surgeon, also known as a urologist. Here are some suggestions to help you find a qualified surgeon.

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Is a Vasectomy Reversal Right for You?

A vasectomy is designed to be a permanent form of birth control, but when life circumstances change, some couples may desire to add another (or a first) child to their family. A vasectomy reversal is an option for some, not all. Finding out whether a reversal is right for you is important.

Vasectomy Reversal: The Path to Natural Conception

A vasectomy reversal is intended to restore a man's fertility, often for the purpose of allowing him the chance to father children naturally. The path to natural conception, as well as other alternatives, should be well-thought-out.

What to Expect After a Vasectomy Reversal

You've had a vasectomy reversal, now what? Find out what to expect in the first few days, weeks and beyond.

Find and Choose a Reversal Doctor

One major factor that determines the success of a vasectomy reversal is the doctor performing the procedure. A vasectomy reversal should be conducted by a board-certified urologic surgeon, also known as a urologist. Here are some suggestions to help you find a qualified surgeon.

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