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Note: Please review this important safety information before scheduling your appointment.

(Frequently Asked Questions)

Invented in 1974 by a Chinese physician, the no scalpel vasectomy is becoming the most popular method of birth control in the United States.

This following handout contains essential information about your procedure. Please click the link below to open the PDF and read it over thoroughly. This should not be thought of as optional. You need to know this. Please note that the Internet is a constantly changing entity and the references given may, through no fault of the author, change or be discontinued and the reader is encouraged to search for similar topics on their own if this occurs. Every effort will be made to keep this content current.

Click here to view the handout that walks you through the following topics:

1. A brief overview.
2. What's to fear?
3. Why an open-ended No-Scalpel Vasectomy?
4. What about my sex life?
5. How effective is it?
6. Can it be reversed later?
7. What other options are there for birth control?
8. What do I do that day?
9. What about afterwards?

I look forward to providing your no-scalpel vasectomy. If you have any concerns or questions about this, please call me.

Kurt P. Helgerson, MD
Kurt P. Helgerson, MD

If you do not find the answers to your questions above, please send me an e-mail and I will do my best to respond to you promptly.

Whether you are just passing through, or are interested in possibly considering a vasectomy, or are one of my previous patients, I'd be delighted to hear from you. Comments help me to give you the information you want to see.