Half a million men in the U.S. undergo a vasectomy each year, and it has now become the most commonly performed urological procedure. By comparison though, three times more women undergo permanent contraception. With tubal ligation comes more health risks … Continue reading
A vasectomy is a safe procedure and, for most men, is a good option for permanent birth control. Here are a few things to keep in mind when considering a vasectomy.
When a new study came out in 2014 suggesting that men who had a vasectomy were at increased odds of getting prostate cancer, questions and apprehensions emerged. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO), reported an “increased … Continue reading
Since it is a permanent form of birth control, many men have questions or concerns before having a vasectomy. This is normal and to be expected. Here are a few common vasectomy myths that many patients have de-bunked:
A vasectomy reversal, also known as a vasovasostomy, is a surgical procedure where the tubes are reconnected. A vasovasostomy is considered an outpatient procedure, so an overnight hospital stay isn’t necessary. Before considering a vasectomy or a vasectomy reversal, it’s … Continue reading
A vasectomy is considered a permanent form of birth control. However, it is possible to have a vasectomy reversal if you decide you want to be fertile.