How Old Do You Have To Be To Get A Vasectomy?

I’ve performed vasectomies on men in their 20s with no kids, and men in their 50s with enough kids to field a mixed softball team. Most often, I see guys in their 30s or 40s with 2 ½ children (weird that they report this as the average size family, isn’t it?).

So what’s the right age to get a vasectomy? Let’s look at the different factors that play a role in your decision and guide you to the one that is best for you.

how old do you have to be to get a vasectomy

Hormone Imbalance In Men

Top 5 Myths of Hormone Imbalance in Men - Why Hormone Optimization Matters

Hormones play a vital role in all of these elements. Every organ in our body is regulated by hormones. When hormone imbalance in men exists, peak performance is next to impossible.

The key hormone for men is testosterone. Low testosterone can cause:

BioTE Supplements - What Can They Do For You?

Hormone replacement therapy is only one of the necessary keys to unlocking a better version of yourself. Testosterone and/or estrogen replacement alone are not enough. There are important vitamins, minerals, and compounds which are deficient in most foods and drug store supplements.

BioTE Supplements

BioTe Dim

What is BioTE® DIM? - The Top 5 Reasons Why You Need To Start DIM Today

..What if I told you that, potentially, the most powerful supplement was something you never heard of?

Would you like to be leaner, stronger, feel better, and fight cancer?

If the answer is “yes”, then BioTE® DIM SGS+ might be right for you.

Testosterone Boosters - Are There Natural Ways to Raise My Testosterone?

Unfortunately, once you start diving into the natural, non-traditional medicine space, the science is sometimes lacking. That’s not to say that testosterone boosters can’t help you but we may not have any scientific proof they work either.

Instead of “poo-pooing” testosterone boosters, I’ll present the information I’ve researched sprinkled in with 10+ years of clinical experience as a board-certified urologist. When there is evidence, I’ll do my best to provide a reference.

Testosterone Boosters

testosterone therapy in women

Testosterone Therapy for Women - The Fountain of Youth?

You heard me right, testosterone therapy for women. In fact, I will make a bold statement that testosterone is THE MOST IMPORTANT hormone in women.

Wondering what to expect with a vasectomy?



Low T Centers - Why You Deserve Better From Your Testosterone Treatments

Let’s see how low T centers compare to a urology practice specializing in the treatment of low T so you can choose the one that’s right for you.

Low T Center

Male and Female Hormone Therapy Benefits

BioTE® - Why Bio-identical Hormone Pellets May be Right For You

Do you feel like no matter how well you eat, you can’t seem to shed those extra pounds? Has the energy to hit the gym disappeared? It’s quite possible that you are dealing with the effects of hormone imbalance.

Rezum vs. Urolift: Which Minimally Invasive BPH Therapy is Better?

Urologists have been searching for the “Holy Grail” of BPH treatment for decades.

There are two new kids on the block. Rezum vs. Urolift. Have we finally found the ideal BPH therapy? Which option is better? I’m here to help.

Urolift vs. Rezum

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What Is Shockwave Therapy for ED?

For those of you too young to remember, this is Peter Gabriel from one of his music videos. What does he have to do with ED? Stay tuned. 

Axonics Therapy: The Permanent and Effective OAB Solution

Do you spend more time in the bathroom than any other room in your house? When you “have to go” are you knocking people down on the way to the bathroom like you’re Alabama’s running back?

If this sounds all too familiar, then despair no longer. Your solution is Axonics Therapy.

Over Active Bladder

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When Your Business Is Out Of Business:

Top 10 Things You Need to Know From Your Erectile Dysfunction Doctor

I’m certain there is no more sensitive subject for men than their performance in the bedroom. The cultural expectation is that you’ll be a virile stud for your entire life. If, god forbid, you have any difficulties “getting it up” there must be something wrong with your masculinity. 

Male Menopause and Low Testosterone: When Your Testicles Get Tired, So Do You

Male menopause is a thing! Ladies, you’re not alone in this not-so-fun journey towards hot flashes, fatigue and weight gain. Let’s start off with some basic anatomy and a physiology lesson.

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Ready To Get Your Enlarged Prostate Symptoms Under Control?


Money Stacks

Your Guide to Saving $233,610 in 10 minutes . . . Top Vasectomy Questions & Answers

$233,610 is the estimated average cost to keep a child alive until age 18. Of course this does NOT include V-bucks, Disney World, summer camp, baseball equipment, prom dresses, tons of car insurance, college tuition, and (gasp!) weddings.

More Sex, Better Sex – The #1 Reason a Vasectomy is Right For You

Let’s examine the #1 reason a man should consider a vasectomy. MORE FREQUENT BETTER SEX!!! Do I have your attention? Think I’m crazy or just a man fighting for a cause? Let’s dive into this a little deeper.

Think You May Have Kidney Stones? Now What Do You Do?

If you think you may have kidney stones don’t just suffer through it. Come in and see me or at least give me a call. I know your neighbor’s grandma’s uncle’s friend probably has an old home remedy for passing stones, but don’t go that route. If left untreated kidney stones can develop into a more serious problem. Also, by the time you spend trying various home remedies that ultimately don’t work. You could have already been in, out, and on your way feeling better much quicker. Just Saying!

What is a urologist? (Better yet, WHY ARE YOU A UROLOGIST?)

A urologist is NOT a “butt doctor.” I get this question a lot, usually as I am preparing a man for his prostate exam. To be clear, I do not work with poop. So what exactly do I treat?

Dr. Pazona Drinking Water For Kidney Stone Prevention

The Best Way to Prevent Kidney Stones . . . Water, Water and Water!

“Doc … how do I NEVER go through this again!?” The answer is simple and yet surprisingly difficult to hear.

About the Author

Doctor Joseph Pazona is the founder of Pazona MD, a specialty urology practice located in Nashville, TN. He has been published in medical journals on the topic of urology & authored several consumer ebooks on a variety of urologic conditions in addition to the topics of telemedicine, and continuing medical education (CME). When he’s not treating patients or writing he enjoys traveling, hiking, running, cooking, and spending time with his three children and fiancé, Catherine.