New advances in medical therapies and surgical techniques can help support couples throughout their journey toward parenthood.
Infertility specialists continue to refine existing treatment methods to improve the chances of conception for couples with even the most challenging conditions.
Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying (or 6 months if older than 35). Reproductive endocrinologists treat both female and male infertility.
Conditions treated include:
- Blocked fallopian tubes
- Hormonal disorders
- Low sperm count and low motility
- Ovarian cysts
- Pelvic inflammatory disease
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
- Premature ovarian failure
- Uterine abnormalities
Infertility treatments may include:
- Intrauterine insemination (IUI)
- In vitro fertilization (IVF)
- Tubal ligation reversal
- Ovarian stimulation
- Clomid supplementation
- Letrozole for superovulation
- Dexamethasone for ovulation induction
- Metformin treatment of PCOS
- Egg freezing