Benefits of Vasectomy
The benefits of vasectomy are many; peace of mind, less worry, freedom from fear of pregnancy, effective prevention of unplanned pregnancy, and permanent birth control. All of these benefits are available to men and even more are available to women with a 15 minute office procedure performed under local anesthesia and with minimal down time.
Vasectomy is a simple preventative measure that has benefits for the man, the woman, and the family.
Each section below expands to provide greater detail about benefits of vasectomy.
Vasectomy benefits for men
Vasectomy benefits for women
Experts Agree: Vasectomy is a better choice!
“Given that vasectomy and tubal ligation have equivalent contraceptive effectiveness and that vasectomy enjoys advantages compared to tubal sterilization of lower cost, less pain, greater safety and faster recovery, vasectomy should be considered for permanent contraception much more frequently than is the current practice in the United States and most nations of the world.”
– American Urological Association 2012 Vasectomy Position Statement