(see also Questions and Answers)


  • Does not remove the testicles. In vasectomy the tubes carrying sperm from the testicles are blocked. The testicles remain in place.
  • Does not decrease sex drive.
  • Does not affect sexual function. A man’s erection is as hard, it lasts as long, and he ejaculates the same as before.
  • Does not cause a man to grow fat or become weak, less masculine, or less productive.
  • Does not cause any diseases later in life.
  • Does not prevent transmission of STIs, including HIV.