Vasectomy under sedation

The rules

Some men can get dizzy in hospital environments, when having a blood test or being examined (dizziness, fainting, vasovagal syncope). It is the most common form of fainting. Several situations stimulate the vagus nerve, which causes a decrease in heart rate and dilation of the body’s blood vessels through the parasympathetic nervous system. A slow heart rate and dilated vessels means that less blood is able to reach the brain, causing fainting. Vasovagal syncope is of the reflex type.

If you have ever fainted or you suffer in those circumstances, it is best to perform the vasectomy under sedation. It is very simple, performed by expert anaesthesiologists and will make your experience much more pleasant.

With conscious sedation, you will be in a pleasant state of drowsiness where you will keep all of your reflexes and, if required, you will be able to respond to verbal stimuli.

Conscious sedation techniques allow for quick recovery so that the patient can leave the clinic unaided.

Advice before sedation

Do not eat in the previous 4 (four) hours.
Do not drink in the previous 2 (two) hours.
Take your usual medication (unless told otherwise).
During admission, inform of any anomaly or issue that may have arisen since the last visit.

Advice after sedation

You must not leave the clinic alone.
You cannot drive vehicles of any kind for 12 (twelve) hours after the operation.
You cannot perform potentially dangerous activities for 12 (twelve) hours after the procedure.
You cannot drink alcohol or take any kind of narcotic drug for 12 (twelve) hours after the operation.

No marks

No incision or stitches


You can return to daily life after the operation


To share the responsibility with your partner


The operation lasts less than 15 minutes


Less discomfort and post-op complications than a traditional vasectomy


To reduce your carbon footprint on the environment