Population Reports Quick Guide to Vasectomy Counseling -- Vasectomy is quick and easy!

Having a vasectomy is quick and easy. The steps are as follows: Registering at the clinic; Meeting with a counselor to learn more about vasectomy and other family planning methods and to make sure vasectomy is the right choice; An injection of medicine that prevents pain but does not cause sleep; A small opening is made in the scrotum, and the tubes inside are blocked; Leaving the clinic, usually in less than an hour. The tubes inside the scrotum are cut and blocked in a vasectomy. Sperm cannot travel from the testicles, where they are made into the ejaculate, which is made in the seminal vesicle and the prostate.

Year: 
1992
Organization: 
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,Center for Communication Programs,Population Information Program
Languages: 
English