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Top 4 Common Reasons For Pain After Vasectomy

Top 4 Common Reasons For Pain After Vasectomy The most common fear of men considering vasectomy is how much pain and discomfort will I experience during and after? Men are often surprised even when I see them in follow up at how trivial it was. I had a patient who went kite-boarding the next day [...]

By |June 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top 4 Common Reasons For Pain After Vasectomy

Vasectomy Compared to Other Family Planning Methods

It's rare these days to find a family that doesn't use some type of contraception.  From pills to condoms, shots, sponges or IUDs, couples make decisions about the number of children they want to have. Family planning is the norm. As of 2011,  1,773, 000 Canadian men and women chose surgical options to permanently remove the risk [...]

By |June 16th, 2017|Vasectomy|Comments Off on Vasectomy Compared to Other Family Planning Methods

Vasectomy & Virility: The Elephant in the Room

Vasectomy is the most effective and affordable method of family planning available. Surgically, it’s less complex and less expensive than a tubal ligation for a woman. Once the sterility is achieved, there’s no more paying for birth control, no more worries about unwanted pregnancy.  Most men report increased sexual satisfaction as a result. Those are [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|Vasectomy|Comments Off on Vasectomy & Virility: The Elephant in the Room

No Scalpel Vasectomy Mission in the Philippines

No Scalpel Vasectomy International, Inc. (NSVI) is a non-profit organization that provides no scalpel vasectomies at no charge. Dr. Jack Chang of Pollock Clinics is a long time member and just recently returned from the latest mission in February 2017. Importance of Vasectomy The poverty facing families in many developing nations, such as the Philippines or [...]

By |March 27th, 2017|Philippines, Vasectomy|Comments Off on No Scalpel Vasectomy Mission in the Philippines

THE SERIOUS STUFF: 6 Things you need to know before your vasectomy

Sometimes are patients tell us that they have reviewed the entire website but maybe it was a while ago or they forgot or maybe they just want quick vasectomy facts before coming in.  With that being said, here are the 6 things you must know before your vasectomy! 1. A man will not be sterile immediately after [...]

By |March 13th, 2017|Vasectomy|Comments Off on THE SERIOUS STUFF: 6 Things you need to know before your vasectomy

Vasectomy – True or False? Common Myths

So, is there anything funny about vasectomies? We’re not talking ‘accidental funny’ here, either. What strikes us as somewhat hilarious about the procedure are the excuses guys will come up with to avoid even discussing one. Vasectomy myths abound.  Let’s face it, there has never been a husband or boyfriend who has ever said something [...]

By |March 11th, 2017|Vasectomy|Comments Off on Vasectomy – True or False? Common Myths

Dr. Jack Chang on BBC Africa: Kenyan vasectomies broadcast live on Facebook

From the BBC Africa November 18 2016: 18 November 2016 - Vasectomy operations on men in Kenya have been live streamed from a theatre in the capital as part a campaign to promote the sterilisation procedure. At least 150 men booked in for the 20-minute procedure which involves severing the tubes that carry sperm. Doctors [...]

By |December 3rd, 2016|Kenya, Vasectomy|Comments Off on Dr. Jack Chang on BBC Africa: Kenyan vasectomies broadcast live on Facebook

World Vasectomy Day – BC Men Wanted!

LOOKING FOR MEN TO BE A PART OF THE LARGEST FAMILY PLANNING EVENT IN HISTORY: WORLD VASECTOMY DAY 2016! At Pollock Clinics we are excited to announce our participation in this years World Vasectomy Day 2016 based in Kenya where men all over the world will be coming together in providing an "act of love" [...]

By |October 17th, 2016|Kenya, Media, Vasectomy|Comments Off on World Vasectomy Day – BC Men Wanted!

Newborn circumcision: Vancouver doctor publishes study

Recently a study published in the Canadian Journal of Urology in which a group of scholars including Dr. Pollock offer a different view of baby circumcision based upon the most recent evidence. The National Post subsequently published an article on this story which we post below for you to read at your convenience:     Sharon Kirkey | [...]

By |October 17th, 2016|Circumcision|Comments Off on Newborn circumcision: Vancouver doctor publishes study

When to Circumcise Your Baby – Why It Matters

 If you live in Vancouver, you may have recently seen us in the Metro that featured a baby guide for new parents. We received many phone calls requesting a copy of the article as they found it to be a very useful resource. Thus, we are posting the article below and if you have any [...]

By |July 17th, 2016|Circumcision, Media|Comments Off on When to Circumcise Your Baby – Why It Matters
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