If you’re wondering whether to see your OB-GYN for an infertility evaluation, consider Dr. Dovey’s advice on going big and seeing a reproductive endocrinology & infertility specialist, also called an REI.
Up to 15 percent of men with fertility issues have no sperm when they ejaculate. If sperm is blocked in the reproductive tract, it can be retrieved using a variety of methods called sperm aspiration techniques.
If IVF is recommended, our patients are often surprised to find out that this treatment is costly. Find out why patients would anyone pay extra for an additional procedure that is essentially elective and if it’s cost-effective.
Our philosophy is that, whenever possible, patients should be in the driver’s seat. Ultimately, the patient must decide for him or herself if they HAVE to do IVF after a thorough discussion with a knowledgeable and caring physician
Dr. Murray explains that while all women have decreasing fertility as they age, the extent varies from woman to woman. A woman’s “ovarian reserve” or fertility potential can be evaluated with various tests, described here.