- A vasectomy does not result in immediate infertility. Sperm can live in the system for weeks!
- There is a reversal procedure for vasectomy to regain fertility if a patient changes their mind. The reversal is 40-90% effective. About 3% of all men who have a vasectomy later want a reversal.
- Half a million men get a vasectomy every year in the United States.
- There is no evidence that vasectomies increase risk of other diseases such as prostate cancer, heart disease, or stroke.
- Some urologists now advertise vasectomies before March Madness basketball tournament, advising men that they can recover off-work at home while they watch the games.
- When a man has a vasectomy, he still has seminal fluids, and will still have a normal orgasm.
- A vasectomy takes about 30 minutes.