Vasectomy is a popular method of contraception for men. About one in four Australian men over the age of 40 has had a vasectomy.

Vasectomy is a surgical procedure that involves cutting the tubes that carry the sperm from the testes (the vas deferens or the “vas”). After the procedure, ejaculated semen will not contain sperm. Instead, the sperm will be reabsorbed into the body.

Surgical Options

Dr Paul Manohar has extensive training and expertise performing vasectomy surgery. Here is a non-exhaustive list of treatment options available:


  • In theatre, under general anaesthetic