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The MonaLisa Touch

In the U.S., as many as 50% of 64 million postmenopausal women are suffering from changes in their gynecological health. For many women, experiencing menopause or recovering from cancer causes a significant decrease in quality of life. Many women experience symptoms...

Birth Control

According to a recent article in CNN addressing “19 health game-changers of the last 500 years” the birth control pill was first advertised as a treatment for menstrual...

Fertility Update, Final

Despite limited data, safety outcomes are reassuring. There are two major factors limiting our current understanding of egg cryopreservation outcomes. First, many women who have cryopreserved their eggs haven’t used them, yet. Second, the babies that have been born...

Fertility Update, Continued

Initial problems encountered with egg freezing, continued: Use of cryoprotectants (such as ethylene glycol, glycerol, and dimethylsulfoxide) can prevent ice crystals from forming, but high concentrations are toxic. The balance between protection and toxicity is what...

Fertility Update

The first human birth from a frozen oocyte was reported in 1986. Almost three decades later, mature oocyte cryopreservation has emerged as a meaningful technology to preserve reproductive potential in women.  The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)...

Medical Integration

As a physician, having an independent or small practice has its advantages, such as the autonomy and control, however the medical landscape is changing and the benefits from medical practice integration is proving to be an extremely beneficial and viable option for...

Endometriosis Month

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis, a hormonal and immune system disease, affecting more than 6.5 million women and girls in the United States and over 89 million worldwide. This disease can be found in girls as young as eight years old up to women...