Monthly Archives: April 2015

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi goes on air with Time Warner Cable News to discuss new study linking male infertility with other health problems

A new study reveals that deficiencies in sperm parameters may be linked with other health problems such as high blood pressure and heart disease.  Dr. Parviz Kavoussi was interviewed on Time Warner Cable News regarding this data and states, “It is actually unlikely that subfertility is contributing to these types of medical problems.  It […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi presents his unprecedented treatment of men with infertility due to congenital adrenal hyperplasia and testicular tumors at the American Society of Andrology meeting

Men born with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) have an impaired ability to produce the hormones cortisol and aldosterone from their adrenal glands, the glands that are positioned above the kidneys. This results in an overproduction of the signaling hormone adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from the pituitary gland to try to push the adrenals to make these […]

National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW)

This year, National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW) was the week of April 19th through April 25th. This year’s theme was “You are not alone”. Although the following principles are kept in mind all year long, the week represented the recognition of infertility as a disorder for which evaluation can be sought out and which […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi is interviewed on KVUE ABC News about the impact of chemicals in sunscreen on male fertility

As the cold days of winter are finally passing and we are headed into another sunny summer in Austin, Texas, couples trying to conceive may need to be more aware of chemicals in sunscreen.  Reproductive Urologist from Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine/Westlake IVF, Dr. Parviz Kavoussi, was just interviewed on ABC Nightly News regarding […]

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Explained

While many couples struggling with infertility recognize that they have the option of pregnancy through in vitro fertilization, the specifics of the procedure can be a bit of a mystery.

What actually happens during IVF?

While every clinic has its own unique IVF technique, generally, a woman undergoing the procedure is first given a medication for […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi publishes a review article on vasectomy reversal in the World Journal of Clinical Urology

As a renowned expert in vasectomy reversal, Dr. Parviz Kavoussi has written a review article on vasectomy reversal which has been published in the World Journal of Clinical Urology. This review article discusses the appropriate evaluation of men interested in vasectomy reversal, techniques of performing vasectomy reversal with tips and caution for pitfalls, and […]