Male factor infertility is present in about half of couples seeking infertility investigation and testing. Semen analysis is a simple test that assess the sperm count, motility and normal forms and other parameters. It can help taylor the couple treatment to be more sucessful. If you are trying to get pregnant and have a diagnosis that includes male factor infertility, consider scheduling a consultation with our experts to consider treatments.
Intrauterine insemination is uses in men with abnormal semen analysis and or when times sex is not successful in achieving pregnancy. When combined with ovulation induction, insemination increase the pregnancy rates two to four fold when compared to ovulation induction alone. Sperm are "washed" and then placed in the uterus during ovulation.
In Vitro Fertilization & ICSI
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) with Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) is a proven method that effectively overcomes barriers to achieving pregnancy for couples with low sperm count, low motility, and or low morphology.
Surgical Sperm Aspiration: We provide outpatient surgical sperm recovery for men with low or no sperm, when it's a viable option. Sperm is collected, analyzed, frozen and stored so you only have to go through the recovery process once.
Vasectomy reversal service
We collaborate with urologist who offers clinic-based vasectomy reversals for men who qualify for the service. These procedures were previously only performed in an operating room. Success depends on the number of years since the vasectomy, age of the female partner and her reproductive history. A consultation is recommended to determine the best options. You can also call 832-330-6601 for more information.
Sperm cryopreservation is helpful to preserve the sperm before cancer chemotherapy and for Veterans and other men traveling away from home. Sperm cryopreservation after vasectomy reversal allows the long term storage of sperm at the time of surgery. Sperm are available in the event pregnancy is not achieved naturally after vasectomy reversal. You may then be eligible for a discount if you elect to do IVF with ICSI using your cryopreserved specimen.
If a male patient is seeking infertility care, it is important to have the female partner also meet with one of the fertility specialists.