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Vasectomy vs. Tubal Ligation: Which is the Better Option?

Tubal ligation is permanent birth control option for women. In this procedure, the fallopian tubes are blocked to prevent eggs moving from ovary through fallopian tubes and thereby preventing them from meeting the sperm. On the other hand, vasectomy is a permanent birth control option for men in which the vas deferens tubes are tied and cauterised to prevent the transport of sperm during ejaculation. Among these two procedures, vasectomy is  considered to be more simple and a safer method of birth control. If you are looking for a more permanent form of birth control in your relationship and are looking at different options for both men and women, this article will outline two of the more permanent options for men and women to help make an informed decision. Based on our findings, it seems that more people prefer a vasectomy over tubal ligation for many different personal and medical reasons which are discussed below. […]

By |July 10th, 2014|Recent Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a No-Needle Anesthesia Vasectomy?

The idea of inserting a needle near the sensitive private area is one of the things that men fear about vasectomy. The advancement in the field of science has brought out newer techniques that enable physicians to apply a no-needle anesthesia which is virtually painless. Prior to the vasectomy procedure, anesthesia will be given in order to numb the tissue and skin. In the traditional method, physicians would insert a needle into the scrotum to numb the area around each vas deferens. Using a needle for anesthesia is the main factor that makes vasectomy painful. However, with newer technology a jet-spray injection is made use of to numb the skin and tissue instead of using needles. Apart from reducing anxiety, this method is reported to have high patient satisfaction and low pain. […]

By |July 3rd, 2014|Recent Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What do I Need to do Before my Vasectomy Procedure?

Prior to your vasectomy procedure, there are a few precautions you will need to be aware of to get yourself prepared for the procedure. For 7 days before your Vasectomy Procedure: Do not take Aspirin or any other product containing ASA; NSAIDS such as Ibuprofen or  Anticoagulants such as Warfarin. […]

By |June 24th, 2014|Recent Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Will I be Sterile Right Away After a Vasectomy?

After your no-scalpel vasectomy procedure with Dr. Buenafe you will receive instructions on a variety of post-surgery aspects such as post-care, possible risks and complications and what to expect post vasectomy procedure. One common question that is asked is how soon can I be sexually active? The answer is to wait at least 7 days after your surgery and only if you are not feeling too sore. However, one important factor is that you continue your prior method of birth control until your sperm is sterile. Your sperm will not be sterile right away after a vasectomy. […]

By |June 17th, 2014|Recent Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is a Vasectomy Reversible?

Vasectomy is considered to be a permanent birth control option for men, however, the procedure is reversible. The advancement in the field of microsurgery has increased the success rate of a vasectomy reversal procedure. Nearly 527,000 men in the United States undergo a vasectomy each year. Out of those, 7% later opt for a vasectomy reversal procedure, in which the cut ends of the vas deferens (done during vasectomy) will be reconnected. […]

By |June 11th, 2014|Recent Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What are the Possible Risks or Complications of a Vasectomy?

There are a few rare possible risks and/or complications that can occur post vasectomy. If you are thinking about getting a vasectomy, this article outlines all possible risks and/or complications that can occur from a vasectomy along with the chances of them occurring. As you will see, the chances of these risks and/or complications occurring is minimal. Most men report a bruised sensation to the scrotum for a few days to a week after the procedure. The soreness and/or swelling should subside after a week after applying the antibiotic ointment and icing the area will help with reducing the soreness and swelling. […]

By |May 29th, 2014|Recent Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to Expect After a Vasectomy Surgery?

This article will break down what you should expect post vasectomy surgery. Day of Vasectomy:  You may experience a small amount of bleeding which is very normal post surgery. It will also be normal to feel a little bit of discomfort in your scrotal area. Dr. Buenafe from Buenafe Clinics recommends bed rest for the remainder of the day and evening following your procedure (movie night anyone?). […]

By |March 21st, 2014|Recent Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Makes Dr. Buenafe’s Vasectomy Clinic Unique?

No Scalpel Dr. Buenafe offers a no-scalpel vasectomy technique which is an open-ended vasectomy which means the open end of the vas tube permits sperm to leak out, break down and be absorbed. With the no-scalpel technique, there may be less post-operative discomfort because there is no sudden pressure back-up to the testicles. Vasectomy reversal may also be easier to perform later, if required. […]

By |March 14th, 2014|Recent Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Post Vasectomy Pain Syndrome?



Post Vasectomy Pain Syndrome is an uncommon occurrence that can happen to a small number of men after a vasectomy procedure. This syndrome can begin immediately after the vasectomy or many months or even years after the vasectomy has been completed. […]

By |March 3rd, 2014|Recent Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a No-Scalpel Vasectomy?

A No-Scalpel Technique Vasectomy is an open-ended vasectomy, where the vas deferens   tubes are cut from the testicles but left open or uncauterized while the end of the tube leading   to the penis is closed. The open end of the tube allows for sperm to leak out, which allows the   sperm to break down and be absorbed by the body. Benefits of a No-Scalpel Vasectomy procedure include: ● Less post-operative discomfort because there is no sudden pressure back-up to the   testicles. ● Vasectomy reversal may also be easier to perform later, if required […]

By |February 21st, 2014|Recent Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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