What are the advantages of a vasectomy?
- It is over 99% effective
- It does not interfere with hormone levels or sex drive
- It is considered a simpler, safer and more reliable form of contraception than female alternatives
- It does not effective spontaneity during sex
- It is very rare that there are any long term detrimental effects on health
Who is a vasectomy suitable for?
For many couples, a vasectomy is a safe and effective method of contraception, however a vasectomy is considered a permanent form of sterilisation and should only be considered by men who are sure that they do not want any more children, preferably with the permission of their partner. Doctors can be reluctant to perform a vasectomy on a man under the age of 30 and usually recommend that the decision to have a vasectomy is not undertaken during a time of crisis or big life changes.
How can I get a vasectomy at BMI Healthcare?
Vasectomy is covered by most medical insurance policies, although it is important to check with an insurer in the first instance. BMI Medical also welcomes patients without private health insurance and an indicative cost for vasectomy can be obtained by calling 0800 656 9606 or a quote for vasectomy is available via the BMI Healthcare website.
The costs of having a vasectomy can be spread using BMI Healthcare's unique credit card, The BMI Card.