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Sperm Count Decline

by | October 31st, 2017

Study finds sperm count decline in Western men Many men visit our Austin fertility specialists with questions about their sperm count when they are thinking about fatherhood. New research reveals some surprising information about male fertility: men today may have lower sperm counts than their fathers and grandfathers. Understanding sperm count study findings In July,  

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TFC Research at ASRM

by | October 17th, 2017

TFC presents research at ASRM 2017 Texas Fertility Center is famous for its groundbreaking research in the field of reproductive medicine. To help other fertility specialists learn to better diagnose and treat infertility, our Austin fertility center is presenting five research studies at ASRM 2017 in San Antonio. An overview of the research for ASRM  

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PGS versus PGD

by | October 3rd, 2017

TFC is here to explain the different types of genetic testing Genetic testing has given us an incredible gift – the power to prevent the transfer of inheritable genetic diseases to our children. It also lessens a woman’s risk of miscarriage, as it significantly increases the likelihood that fertility specialists will transfer genetically normal embryos  

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Combating Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

by | September 19th, 2017

PCOS is Not the End of Your Dream to Become a Parent Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can be a difficult diagnosis for many women to accept because it involves many undesirable symptoms, including infertility. Fortunately, lifestyle changes and medical interventions by our Texas Fertility Center team can significantly improve a woman’s symptoms, improve ovulation and  

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Top Fertility Specialist Talks Electronic Medical Records

by | September 5th, 2017

Kaylen Silverberg, M.D., provides the perspective of a fertility specialist The July/August issue of Texas Hospitals magazine contains an interview with a physician from our Austin fertility center. The article, How the Great Electronic Medical Records Mess Happened, is the first in a three-part series about the state of electronic medical records (EMR). Renowned fertility  

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Fertility Preservation Coverage Update

by | August 29th, 2017

Redefining infertility: What fertility preservation coverage in Connecticut means to Texas Insurance coverage for egg freezing? The physicians at our Austin fertility center have been following a change in Connecticut law that will allow insured individuals to undergo fertility preservation, if it’s medically necessary. Our fertility specialists explain what you need to know about this  

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Team TFC Fights Breast Cancer

by | August 26th, 2017

TFC participates in Race for the Cure to end breast cancer 1 in 8 women will struggle with infertility in their lifetime, and this same number of women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Every day, Texas Fertility Center treats women and men to help them overcome infertility. Our Austin fertility center also helps women  

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Zika Virus Update

by | August 15th, 2017

You can protect yourself and your future family from the Zika virus Remember when the Zika virus was breaking news last year? Even though the virus isn’t making headlines like it did in 2016, Zika is still a concern for women who are pregnant or who are thinking of becoming pregnant. The Austin fertility specialists  

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What is your Austin Fertility Doctor Reading This Summer

by | July 18th, 2017

What is your Austin fertility doctor reading this summer? While Goodreads lists among its most popular new releases The Break Down by B. A. Paris, Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine and The Life She Was Given by Ellen Marie Wiseman, we have non-fiction on our must-read list at our Austin fertility center. Our medical director  

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SART IVF Success Rates, New and Improved

by | June 13th, 2017

The latest IVF success rates report: How to read it and why we are thrilled In 1985, just five years after our Austin fertility center was founded, the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) began keeping track of IVF cycle outcomes. The annual report gives us a snapshot of the national average pregnancy rates, and  

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