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Frequently Asked Vasectomy Questions

Frequently Asked Vasectomy Questions

by Shearly (SU)
A vasectomy is a surgical procedure for permanent male birth control. Every year, over half a million men in the United States undergo a vasectomy, making it the most common urological medical procedure in America. It is also a highly effective method of birth control. Typically performed as an outpatient procedure, a vasectomy involves the cutting of the vas deferens (which supply sperm from the testicles to the penis). As with any surgical procedure, the process surrounding having a vasectomy can leave a patient with many questions. Being well informed and ready for your procedure goes a long way towards being comfortable with your decision and the process involved.

Should I Use a Home Sperm Test Kit After a Vasectomy?

Should I Use a Home Sperm Test Kit After a Vasectomy?

by ih-daj admin
After your vasectomy, it’s important to verify its success with a post-vasectomy semen analysis, or PVSA. Home sperm test kits claim to help you avoid this follow-up appointment, but should you use one?

What is the Sperm Switch?

What is the Sperm Switch?

by ih-daj admin
The Bimek SLV is a new procedure to implant valves in sperm ducts that enable you to turn off your sperm. The procedure is in the works, currently at the clinical trials stage, and it will be made available to providers internationally once completed and approved.

Are Vasectomies Foolproof?

Are Vasectomies Foolproof?

by ih-daj admin
No matter why you’ve decided not to have kids, you NEED the most effective form of birth control, and you WANT one that you never have to think or worry about. A vasectomy fits that bill, but is It foolproof? Let’s take a look.

How to Prepare for Your Vasectomy

How to Prepare for Your Vasectomy

by ih-daj admin
Scheduled for a vasectomy? Check out our how-to tips for preparing for your upcoming procedure.