Reasons Not to Get a Vasectomy

December 26, 2023  |  Vasectomy  

Vasectomies: What Are Reasons Not to Get a Vasectomy? Vasectomy is a widely accepted and effective method of permanent contraception for men, yet it is crucial to consider various factors before making such a significant decision. While it is a straightforward procedure with a high success rate, there are compelling reasons to carefully weigh the […]

Vasectomy Near Me: Procedure, Cost, Reversal

November 12, 2023  |  Vasectomy  

The 411 on Vasectomies Vasectomies are a common procedure with about 500,000 vasectomies performed in the US each year. A vasectomy is an easy and practical approach to a contraceptive method that has a 0.15% failure rate. A vasectomy is performed in the office as a 15 minute procedure with very little need to prep, […]

Sex After Vasectomy: What To Expect

November 10, 2023  |  Vasectomy  

Sex After the Snip So you’ve made a responsible choice for contraception, but what about the other part of the equation – your sex life? The good news is that for many men and their partners, sex after vasectomy can be even better. Here’s why: Worry-Free Contraception: One of the most significant advantages of vasectomy […]

Does A Vasectomy Affect Sex Drive? Separating Fact and Fiction

October 31, 2023  |  Uncategorized  Vasectomy  

Vasectomies and Sex Drive Some men may find themselves wondering “Does a vasectomy affect sex drive?” It’s a great question! For men considering a vasectomy, concerns about its potential impact on their sex drive are not uncommon. It’s natural to wonder if this surgical procedure, which involves cutting or blocking the vas deferens to prevent sperm from […]

Vasectomies and Sexual Performance

August 18, 2023  |  Vasectomy  

Hey there! I’m Alex, a nurse practitioner at the Austin Urology Institute, here to answer a common question about vasectomies and sexual performance. Something we hear often is “So, I’ve had a vasectomy. Does that mean I will last longer in bed?”    Well, the short answer is that a vasectomy doesn’t directly affect your […]

Can you ejaculate after a vasectomy?

May 18, 2023  |  Vasectomy  

Thinking About a Vasectomy? Hey there, I’m Alex, the NP from Austin Urology Institute! If you’re considering getting a vasectomy in Austin or anywhere, you might be wondering what happens to your ejaculate afterward. Well, we’re here to clear that up for you! Basically, a vasectomy is a type of birth control that involves cutting […]

How much does a vasectomy cost in Texas?

February 7, 2023  |  Vasectomy  

How much does a vasectomy cost in Texas? It’s a popular question after recent court rulings deemed abortion illegal. Given how much attention vasectomies have received in the news lately, it’s possible you’re considering getting one yourself. One common question patients have is how much does a vasectomy cost, specifically here in Texas. What Does […]

Dr. Shaw Discusses a Rise in Vasectomies with KUT

October 21, 2022  |  Vasectomy  

With more and more couples considering permanent birth control options, Austin Urology Institute’s Dr. Koushik Shaw was recently interviewed by KUT 90.5 about the rise in vasectomies. Here’s what he had to say: While vasectomies can be reversed, doctors, such as Dr. Koushik Shaw of Austin Urology Institute, don’t recommend people view them this way. […]

Answering Austin’s Vasectomy Questions: How Old Do You Have To Be For A Vasectomy?

September 12, 2022  |  Vasectomy  

In light of the increase in vasectomy inquiries after the overturn of Roe v. Wade, we’re here to answer any and all of Austin’s vasectomy questions. One common question: How old do you have to be to have a vasectomy in Texas? Before we dig into how old you have to be, let’s talk more […]

Increasing Vasectomy Rates in Texas

June 27, 2022  |  Vasectomy  

Following the historic Roe v. Wade decision at the national level, important discussions have been occurring regarding contraceptive options in people’s homes. Condoms remain the only temporary form of birth control for men, with a failure rate of approximately 2-3% when used “perfectly.”  However, “typical” use failure rates can range from 10 to 20% over […]

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