Tubal ligation surgery is a procedure done to remove the Fallopian tube in order to prevent pregnancy in female patients. This is considered a permanent and non-reversible form of sterilization.
Vasectomy is a minor surgery procedure for male patients. The procedure cuts or blocks off the vas deferens tubes in order to prevent pregnancy. This minor surgery is very quick, done in the doctor’s office. Vasectomy is extremely effective at preventing pregnancy (almost 100%) and is meant to be permanent.