Vasectomy

The Truth About Vasectomies vs Tubal Ligation

August 20, 2015  |  Vasectomy  Women's Health  

Just because you’re done having kids, that doesn’t mean your done being intimate. These days, there are more options than ever for long term birth control, but most of these ask a lot from the ladies in the relationship. Comparatively, a vasectomy is one of the easier forms of birth control, and it’s permanent. Dr. […]

Dr. Koushik Shaw and Austin Urology Institute explain the differences between vasectomy and tubal ligation for those considering female birth control.

August 14, 2015  |  Vasectomy  Women's Health  

Just because you’re done having kids, that doesn’t mean your done being intimate. These days, there are more options than ever for long term birth control, but most of these ask a lot from the ladies in the relationship. Comparatively, a vasectomy is one of the easier forms of birth control, and it’s permanent. Dr. […]

The Truth About Vasectomies vs Female Oral Contraception

August 5, 2015  |  Vasectomy  

Just because you’re done having kids, that doesn’t mean your done being intimate. These days, there are more options than ever for long term birth control, but most of these ask a lot from the ladies in the relationship. Comparatively, a vasectomy is one of the easier forms of birth control, and it’s permanent. Dr. […]

Moms Love Vasectomies: Austin Urology Institute in Austin Moms Blog

February 15, 2015  |  Vasectomy  

Most often men seeking vasectomies in Austin are fathers who’ve spoken with their wives and determined they’re happy with their family as is, and not too thrilled about having to use birth control for the foreseeable future. Vasectomies are a much less invasive form of permanent birth control than tubal ligation, the female equivalent. So after […]

Common Vasectomy Questions and Concerns

October 6, 2014  |  Men's Health  Vasectomy  

Despite being a fairly common and simple procedure, there’s a lot of misinformation about vasectomies floating around. If you’re fuzzy on the details, this Q&A clears up some common misconceptions. If I get a vasectomy now can it be reversed? A vasectomy may technically be reversed, however the success rate of a reversal is about […]

Vasectomy vs Tubal Ligation

October 1, 2014  |  Vasectomy  

When your family reaches the perfect size and you’re considering long-term birth control solutions, you want one that’s easy, spontaneous and, most importantly, effective. Two of the more popular options are vasectomy for men and tubal ligation for women. The procedures are often seen as equivalent, but the male vasectomy is a simpler, less expensive, […]

Does a vasectomy lower testosterone?

July 17, 2014  |  Low Testosterone  Vasectomy  

A vasectomy will not lower testosterone. The only function of a vasectomy is to disrupt sperm production. The testicles produce both sperm and testosterone. While the sperm travels through the vas deferens, the testosterone is actually absorbed into the bloodstream.

Vasectomies: Permanent Birth Control Is Easier Than You’d Think

June 6, 2014  |  TV Appearances  Vasectomy  

When couples know their families are complete, it’s often the woman who undergoes a tubal ligation as a form of permanent birth control. But more and more men each year are opting to take that responsibility on instead. Vasectomies are a quick, painless option that nearly 500,000 U.S. men choose to take advantage of each […]

What if a vasectomy reversal fails?

May 17, 2014  |  Vasectomy  

Vasectomy reversals have a higher failure rate the longer you wait after your vasectomy. If you wait 5 years or more after your vasectomy to have a reversal, there will a lower success rate. If a reversal fails, and you still want to have children, sperm may be extracted from the testicle itself. We use […]

Our Signs at The Long Center

October 18, 2013  |  Enlarged Prostate  Incontinence  UTIs  Vasectomy  

An Artful Message at Austin’s Cultural Center When do you think about your urine? Probably when you’re in the restroom. That’s the idea behind our yearlong campaign taking over the Long Center restrooms. Part public service announcement, part site-specific art piece, these signs are designed to send the message of good urologic health exactly when […]

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