The first step is of course to ensure that you have made a fully informed and considered decision. Please review information on our site and elsewhere and proceed only if you feel confident and happy with your choice.
Patient Instructions Before Vasectomy
You will have an in-clinic consultation with our doctor, generally on the same day as your surgery.
Once your surgery date is scheduled it is important that you follow the instructions below. Please also review the After Vasectomy information so you know what to expect after the procedure.
The Week Before
For one week prior to your surgery date, do not take any Aspirin or Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs such as Ibuprofen, Motrin, Aleve, Advil, Naproxen, Diclofenac, etc.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) is acceptable.
Two Days Before
Two days prior to your appointment, please call us to confirm your vasectomy at 306-955-2250. Thank You.
Please avoid any alcohol in the two days before and after the procedure.
The Day Before
Please shave the underside of the penis and front wall of the scrotum the day before the procedure.
Avoid dry shaving; do it while showering.
The Day of Your Surgery
On the day of your surgery eat a normal breakfast or lunch, as those who don’t are more likely to become lightheaded.
Take 2 tablets of extra-strength Tylenol just before leaving your home for the clinic.
Wear light clothing because it will be warm in the room, and wear clothes you won’t mind getting some iodine (disinfectant) on.
Please arrive 15 minutes before for your appointment. You may drive yourself to and from the clinic after your procedure, although you may of course have a driver if that makes you more comfortable or if you have a history of easy fainting.
How is the Vasectomy Performed?
In Clinic Procedure
Our staff will usher you into one of the surgical rooms.
You are not required to fully undress; you just need to lower your pants, lie back on the table and relax.
One of our staff will place an elastic band around your penis to bring it out of the operative field, wash the scrotal area with iodine solution and place surgical towels on your body.
One of our doctors will start by administering the anesthetic. With the Premium Package, you will receive the no-needle anesthetic which feels like a flick of a rubber band.
It is then time for the actual vasectomy, which takes just a few minutes, with some variation depending on your anatomy.
You are welcome to bring and listen to any music or watch any programming or play any games on your mobile device during the procedure.
If you have any questions, feel free to discuss with the doctor during your procedure.