Archive for the ‘Male Infertility’ Category


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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Male birth control: One step forward, two steps back?

Anthony Propst, MD

by | March 17th, 2015

We have many advanced treatments that circumvent male infertility–techniques to find and harvest sperm and position sperm to achieve success. While fertility specialists find new ways to make pregnancy possible, there are researchers finding new ways to prevent it. Condoms, introduced in 1564 by the man associated with the fallopian tube, and oral contraceptives are  

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TFC March Dadness reminds men to protect their prospects

by | March 10th, 2015

This time of the year, college basketball wraps up the regular season with the best of the best in March Madness tournament play. Like so many in Austin, we were routing for the home team, with a great prospect, Myles Turner, leading the Longhorns. In basketball, as in life, things don’t always turn out according  

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Get on the Fast Track to Father’s Day 2015

by | June 11th, 2014

Father’s Day honors the love, time and commitment that men devote to their children. TFC recognizes that for the 1 in 7 couples that struggle with infertility, the commitment begins before birth. If you are working on starting a family, Texas Fertility Center offers tips for boosting sperm health and maximizing your fertility potential so  

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TFC Earns 4 Top Doc Awards

by | June 7th, 2014

Voted Best Fertility Doctors in Austin, Again! While we have local peers to thank for awards such as Austin Monthly Magazine’s Best Doctors, physicians nationwide selected TFC for this particular honor. The 2014 Best Doctors in America® list recognized four physicians from our Austin Fertility Center: Thomas Vaughn, Kaylen Silverberg, Lisa Hansard and Natalie Burger.  

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A Different Type of Cycle: TFC Couple Founded Texas 4000 for Cancer

by | March 20th, 2014

Twice, Chris and Mandy Condit have undergone an IVF cycle at TFC, and twice they have celebrated IVF success. In working with Chris and Mandy, our fertility specialists discovered an inspiring story, and wished to share it with our patients, and the greater infertility community. The Condits met at UT’s Castilian dorm, while they were  

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March Dadness Scores Points with Couples Hoping to Conceive

by | March 19th, 2014

Every March, Texas Fertility Center raises awareness for male infertility with its March Dadness campaign. You might see our ad in this month’s Austin Man magazine, or find fresh male infertility content on our TFC website. We tie the message to March Madness basketball because we know Austin men and women have a long tradition  

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Sperm Secrets from the World’s Oldest Dad

by | March 18th, 2014

Bigfoot and the male biological clock: Do either actually exist? We read the stories of celebrities who fathered after 50 (Michael Douglas, Bruce Willis, Steve Martin, Elton John) and wonder if reproductive rules apply to men as well as women. Texas Fertility Center doctors say that while men continue to produce sperm throughout their lifetimes,  

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The Low Down on Low T and Fertility

Kaylen Silverberg, M.D.

by | June 18th, 2013

How many times have you heard a commercial that reminds men to ask their doctor about Low T, and get help for erectile dysfunction? If former Cowboy Daryl “Moose” Johnston encourages you to talk about Low T, you get in the game, right? As reproductive endocrinologists specializing in the body’s hormonal and reproductive functions, the  

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Sperm Bank Safeguards

Lisa Hansard, M.D.

by | June 11th, 2013

Are sperm banks as closely guarded and regulated as the institutions that store your money? They should be. Texas Fertility Center partners only with reputable sperm banks, and shares with you here the criteria that we look for when evaluating a sperm bank, as well as the benefits of using a commercial sperm bank. Stringent  

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