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7 Most Common Vasectomy Surgical Techniques

A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that blocks the vas deferens, effectively stopping the flow of sperm from the testicles to the urethra (click here for more information on terms and anatomy). This is achieved through two steps: Isolation of the vas deferens Occlusion (blocking) of the vas def ...Continue Reading

7 Most Common Vasectomy Surgical Techniques

A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that blocks the vas deferens, effectively stopping the flow of sperm from the testicles to the urethra (click here for more information on terms and anatomy). This is achieved through two steps: Isolation of the vas deferens Occlusion (blocking) of the vas def ...Continue Reading

Vasectomy: What You Should and Shouldn't Do Before and After the Procedure

Updated February 2019 Once you've decided to have a vasectomy, it's important you prepare for the procedure and the recovery period that comes after. Having everything you need and following your doctor's instructions are what make for a stress-free experience and a smoother recovery. Your surgeon ...Continue Reading

Vasectomy: What You Should and Shouldn't Do Before and After the Procedure

Updated February 2019 Once you've decided to have a vasectomy, it's important you prepare for the procedure and the recovery period that comes after. Having everything you need and following your doctor's instructions are what make for a stress-free experience and a smoother recovery. Your surgeon ...Continue Reading

10 Potential Side Effects and Complications After Vasectomy

Updated February 2019 All surgeries carry some risk. Complications from vasectomy tend to be rare, minor, and seldom require intensive medical treatment. But it's still important to know what side effects and potential complications you could run into before you sign off on the procedure. If any co ...Continue Reading

10 Potential Side Effects and Complications After Vasectomy

Updated February 2019 All surgeries carry some risk. Complications from vasectomy tend to be rare, minor, and seldom require intensive medical treatment. But it's still important to know what side effects and potential complications you could run into before you sign off on the procedure. If any co ...Continue Reading

Sex and Recovery After a Vasectomy: What to Expect

Updated February 2019 Understanding how to recover and when to do things like have sex are critical to healing after a vasectomy. Vasectomy recovery time varies, but most men can return to work after two or three days and resume normal physical activity like sex by the first week. Adhering to these ...Continue Reading

Sex and Recovery After a Vasectomy: What to Expect

Updated February 2019 Understanding how to recover and when to do things like have sex are critical to healing after a vasectomy. Vasectomy recovery time varies, but most men can return to work after two or three days and resume normal physical activity like sex by the first week. Adhering to these ...Continue Reading

What is a Vasectomy?

Vasectomy is a safe, simple and effective birth control method. Vasectomy is a brief, surgical procedure used for male sterilization. It is a popular means of birth control for couples who have decided that their family is complete: According to the American Urological Association, nearly 6 percent ...Continue Reading

What is a Vasectomy?

Vasectomy is a safe, simple and effective birth control method. Vasectomy is a brief, surgical procedure used for male sterilization. It is a popular means of birth control for couples who have decided that their family is complete: According to the American Urological Association, nearly 6 percent ...Continue Reading

No-Needle Vasectomy

If one of the things that makes you uneasy about a vasectomy is the idea of a needle near that very sensitive area, fear not. One of the newer techniques allows physicians to apply anesthetic needle-free, with virtually no pain whatsoever. Although vasectomy is a quick, safe and simple procedure, ...Continue Reading

No-Needle Vasectomy

If one of the things that makes you uneasy about a vasectomy is the idea of a needle near that very sensitive area, fear not. One of the newer techniques allows physicians to apply anesthetic needle-free, with virtually no pain whatsoever. Although vasectomy is a quick, safe and simple procedure, ...Continue Reading

Your Guide to the No-Scalpel Vasectomy

Updated October 2018 A vasectomy is a permanent form of birth control for men. Some methods require surgeons to make a small incision in the scrotum, but the “no-scalpel” vasectomy is done without the need for a scalpel. The no-scalpel vasectomy is popular among men for many reasons. It' ...Continue Reading

Your Guide to the No-Scalpel Vasectomy

Updated October 2018 A vasectomy is a permanent form of birth control for men. Some methods require surgeons to make a small incision in the scrotum, but the “no-scalpel” vasectomy is done without the need for a scalpel. The no-scalpel vasectomy is popular among men for many reasons. It' ...Continue Reading

Why Men Need to Take Initiative in Family Planning

In the past, family planning was often considered to be a woman’s responsibility. However, many women would like their male partners to be more involved. These days, more men care about family planning and are interested in making decisions with their partner. Birth control for men The main ...Continue Reading

Why Men Need to Take Initiative in Family Planning

In the past, family planning was often considered to be a woman’s responsibility. However, many women would like their male partners to be more involved. These days, more men care about family planning and are interested in making decisions with their partner. Birth control for men The main ...Continue Reading

Why More Couples Should Opt for Male Sterilization

Male sterilization is easier, safer and more effective than female sterilization. However, the number of men who have vasectomies each year around the world is lower than the number of women who have tubal ligation or implants. Despite this, vasectomies remain a popular method of permanent birth con ...Continue Reading

Why More Couples Should Opt for Male Sterilization

Male sterilization is easier, safer and more effective than female sterilization. However, the number of men who have vasectomies each year around the world is lower than the number of women who have tubal ligation or implants. Despite this, vasectomies remain a popular method of permanent birth con ...Continue Reading

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