Vasectomy Age: How Young is Too Young and How Old is Too Old?
Age for Vasectomy
In general, there are no age limitations on when vasectomy can be performed, as long as a man is of legal age and can provide informed consent for the vasectomy.
Practically speaking young men in the early twenties without children are usually advised against having a vasectomy as it is common for young men to change their minds and evolve in their interest in having children as their relationship situation changes.
We do occasionally see young men whose girlfriend of 3 months does not want to have children and we typically advise them against vasectomy as their relationship status with a girlfriend in question often changes within a few months after consultation.
It is possible to reverse vasectomy but the process could be costly and not always certain.
What Is the Most Common Men Age When Men Have Vasectomy?
The most common age for vasectomy varies across countries and demographic populations. While there are some men who have completed family and have a few children by the age of 25 or 26, there are many men will wait until age 40 or 50 to have children. As a result, there is a significant variation in the age of men who have a no-scalpel vasectomy. We typically see men from mid-20s to mid-50s who come with a request for a no-scalpel vasectomy.
Can a Vasectomy be Performed in A Man who Is 50 Years Old?
There are no age limitations on when vasectomy can be performed. The age of sexual partner or partners and their fertility potential needs to be taken into consideration. Certainly, if a 50-year-old man has sexual partners who are much younger and fertile, no-scalpel vasectomy is a reasonable contraception option.
On the other hand, a 50-year-old male who has a sexual partner who is of the same age and does not have any fertility potential (post-menopausal or post-hysterectomy), vasectomy may not be necessary for contraception.
Can a Vasectomy be Performed In a Man who Is 25 Years Old?
No scalpel vasectomy can be performed for a man who is 25 years old.
However, in younger men without children, regret rate and request for subsequent vasectomy reversal can be fairly high as relationship status evolves and desire for having children may change.
Certainly, men in mid-twenties who have a few children are less likely to regret vasectomy and it may be a reasonable contraceptive option.
Where to Get No-Scalpel Vasectomy in NYC?
At New York Urology Specialists, we offer no-scalpel vasectomy procedure for men.
We perform a no-scalpel vasectomy, vasectomy reversal, cosmetic circumcision, circumcision revision, penile frenuloplasty, and offer treatment for phimosis, balanitis, penile irritation, and redness. We treat sexual and erection problems and offer comprehensive STD testing for infections. We offer confidential appointments. Our vasectomy prices are affordable with or without insurance. Free insurance verification is available.
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What You Need to Know:
- Sex and Erections After Vasectomy
- No scalpel vasectomy: Who is a good candidate?
- Vasectomy vs Condom Use
- Vasectomy vs Tubal Ligation
Why Choose New York Urology Specialists for your Vasectomy?
- All vasectomies are performed by a board-certified urologist experienced in performing vasectomies, not an assistant. Our vasectomy dr is one of the most experienced specialists who perform no-scalpel, no-needle vasectomy in NYC.
- We are one of the few practices in the region to offer no-needle, no-scalpel vasectomy.
- We offer vasectomy under local anesthesia which avoids the risks, costs, and recovery from general anesthesia. Most men are able to return to office work and other normal activities the next day.
- Extensive Experience: Hundreds of successful no-scalpel vasectomies performed under local anesthesia at the Vasectomy Center at New York Urology Specialists.
- We are one of the few practices in the region to offer a full range of options for the treatment of sexual and erection problems in men.
- We are conveniently located within a 30-60 minute commute to men who are seeking vasectomy in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester, Long Island, Bronx, and New Jersey.
What does Vasectomy Scar Look Like?
You can find pictures of circumcision as well as before and after treatment images in our image gallery.
Scheduling Appointments for Vasectomy at New York Urology Specialists
Vasectomy With Fast Recovery at New York Urology Specialists
At New York Urology Specialists, our urologists are specially-trained in no-scalpel, no-needle vasectomy procedure.
We also address common sexual and genital concerns in men. We understand the challenges that sexual and penile problems such as pain in the penis, cuts on the foreskin, irritation, and curvature create for our patients, their relationships, and their self-esteem. We help you find a treatment for penile problems including appearance concerns, foreskin problems, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction that fit your needs, lifestyle, and your preferences.
We Treat Some of the Most Complex Penis, Scrotal, and Foreskin Problems Including:
- The foreskin that cannot be pulled back
- Scrotal hydrocele treatment
- Circumcision Revision
- Testicular implants
- Male infertility
- Penile Pain During Sex
- Impotence in men with diabetes.
- Erectile dysfunction in men for whom medications do not work.
Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Shteynshlyuger:
Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a fellowship-trained, board-certified urologist with expertise in no-scalpel vasectomy.
He also specializes in the evaluation and treatment of sexual and erection problems in men using modern, effective, and proven treatment methods. We offer circumcision, circumcision revision, penile frenuloplasty, penoscrotal web repair, testicular implants, inflatable penile implant, shockwave therapy for ED, and treatment for Peyronie’s disease.
He is highly recommended by top primary care physicians in the New York area. If you or someone you know has been experiencing urological symptoms, make an appointment to take advantage of Dr. Shteynshlyuger’s expert advice. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.