Vasectomy: What to Expect

Vasectomy: What to Expect

Vasectomy is a permanent form of male contraception. It involves the cutting and sealing off of the vas deferens, the tubes that carry sperm from the testicles to the penis. Sperm is needed to fertilize the woman’s egg. By cutting the tubes, a vasectomy prevents...
Things to Consider Before Having Vasectomy

Things to Consider Before Having Vasectomy

Vasectomy is a surgical procedure that blocks the vas deferens, which is the tube responsible for sperm to travel from the testes to the urethra. The procedure is usually performed by a urologist in a sterile environment, and it can be done at any time in your...
What the Vasectomy Recovery Process is Like for Most Men?

What the Vasectomy Recovery Process is Like for Most Men?

Most men are nervous about the thought of a vasectomy. They’ve spent years protecting their private parts, so the idea of surgery down there seems scary to them.   But the truth is that vasectomies are one of the safest, most effective ways to prevent pregnancy....
Snip, Snip: Should You Get a Vasectomy?

Snip, Snip: Should You Get a Vasectomy?

As a couple, you and your partner may decide to consider permanent birth control. Women can choose tubal ligation, while men can have a vasectomy.   What is Vasectomy? The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that vasectomies are one of the most effective...
Why Would a Man Get a Vasectomy?

Why Would a Man Get a Vasectomy?

In the United States, around 500,000 vasectomies are performed each year. However, it’s important to understand that no man should feel pressured into a procedure he doesn’t want or isn’t ready for. But you might be wondering why would a man get a...