- Vasectomy is permanent.
- Simple and safe procedure.
- Does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases or HIV.
- Permanent and virtually irreversible. May not be good for people who want biological children in the future.
Who uses a vasectomy?
People who are absolutely sure they do not want biological children in the future. Because a vasectomy is a permanent method, most doctors in the United States will not perform this surgery on people under the age of 18. Reversal procedures exist, but they are technically complex, expensive and sometimes unsuccessful.
How do you use a vasectomy?
A vasectomy can be performed by a clinician in a clinic, hospital, or doctor’s office. It is a simple and quick procedure, and the patient can go home the same day. You will need to use a BC method for a few weeks after the operation, until a “sperm count” shows that no active sperm are leaving the body.
Where do you get a vasectomy?
Vasectomies are performed by a clinician at a clinic, hospital, or doctor’s office.
How effective is a vasectomy?
A vasectomy is 99.9% effective permanent way to prevent impregnation.
Does a vasectomy offer STD protection?
NO. For STD protection use condoms with this method.