As marijuana use is legalized in more states and it becomes more socially acceptable to use it recreationally, use of this drug has increased. This holds true for couples of reproductive age who may be trying to conceive. Accordingly, it is critical that doctors understand how marijuana use may affect fertility preservation so that […]
Austin Fertility is excited to announce our newest physician to our clinic, Dr. Luke Machen, a reproductive urologist, who will be serving male patients in Round Rock, our newest location. Now patients in Round Rock and the greater North Austin area can enjoy a shorter drive to see us.
We’re fortunate to have Dr. Machen […]
American men are becoming less fertile as a population over the decades. Men have a significantly lower sperm count than they did 50 years ago. A great deal of research is directed towards identifying potential reasons for this trend to see if there is a way it may be corrected. Dr. Parviz Kavoussi was […]
Varicoceles can induce severe testicular injury resulting in sperm counts of zero with Sertoli Cell only
Approximately 1% of men in the general population in the United States have a sperm count of zero. It is remarkably common considering that is one out of every 100 men. Fifteen percent of men in the general population have a varicocele, an abnormal dilation of veins around the testicle which can adversely impact […]