This video introduces you to the world-renowned, full service fertility center, its Reproductive Endocrinologists, Urologist, Complementary Care team and highly qualified staff. RMA of New York specializes in in vitro fertilization (IVF), intrauterine insemination (IUI), egg donation, egg freezing (oocyte cryopreservation), reproductive surgeries and male reproductive medicine.
Dr. Benjamin Sandler, Infertility Specialist at RMA of New York, discusses causes of infertility: age-related infertility, tubal factors, anovulation, as well as male factor infertility- low sperm count, low motility and morphology. Dr. Sandler discusses infertility testing such as ovarian reserve testing and semen analysis as well as treatment options such as intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Dr. Eric Flisser, Infertility Specialist at RMA of New York, discusses considerations in choosing IVF and other infertility treatments to achieve pregnancy.
Dr. Tanmoy Mukherjee, Infertility Specialist at RMA of New York, discusses the egg freezing process. Oocyte cryopreservation, also known as egg freezing, is a fertility preservation treatment option for women interested in preserving current unfertilized eggs in order to attempt pregnancy in the future.
Dr. Klein reviews how age affects fertility, testing to measure ovarian reserve, as well as things to consider when undergoing fertility treatment, such as desired family size.
Dr. Alan Copperman talks about how screening embryos for chromosomal anomalies can increase the chances of achieving a healthy pregnancy.
Dr. Natan Bar-Chama, Male Infertility Specialist and Urologist at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, discusses male infertility testing and treatment options. Dr. Bar-Chama explains that an initial workup typically includes a semen analysis and an overview of the man’s medical history. Male infertility treatments include: hormonal & medical treatments, microsurgical reconstruction (vasectomy reversal, varicocele repair), ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection), microscopic testicular sperm extraction, and electroejaculation. Dr. Bar-Chama works with expert Female Fertility Specialists at leading NYC fertility center, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York), to provide coordinated care to treat the whole patient couple experiencing infertility.
Dara Godfrey, MS RD, Nutritionist at RMA of New York, discusses how she supports patients’ nutritional goals before, during, and after fertility treatment. Infertility specialists may also recommend that patients with some medical conditions, such as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), seek nutritional counseling prior to starting treatment. Dara recommends that both male and female patients reduce alcohol and caffeine consumption when trying to conceive. She stresses the importance of incorporating a variety of foods in one’s diet, including fruits, vegetables and lean proteins, as well as lots of water. Dara recommends including one source of full fat dairy products a day. She advises patients to choose fish sources that are low in mercury. She also highly recommends taking prenatal vitamins when trying to conceive.
Dr. Alan Copperman, Co-Medical Director of Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, discusses Asherman’s Syndrome- causes, treatments and the use of 3D ultrasound.
Dr. Benjamin Sandler, Infertility Specialist at RMA of New York, discusses miscarriage and recurrent pregnancy loss. Dr. Sandler describes the patient evaluation process as well as available treatment options. An Infertility Specialist will evaluate the patient’s uterus to rule out a uterine factor or uterine congenital anomalies. This can be performed by taking an x-ray (such as a hysterosalpingogram (HSG)) or by performing a saline sonogram. Dr. Sandler also describes how genetic abnormalities can cause miscarriage. In these cases, in vitro fertilization (IVF) with pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) may be a viable treatment option. Dr. Sandler explains how recurrent pregnancy loss can be overcome with treatments that address uterine factors, genetic issues, endocrine issues and/or autoimmune diseases.
Dr. Lawrence Grunfeld, Infertility Specialist at RMA of New York, discusses infertility treatments, such as IVF, and religious considerations for patients and healthcare providers. RMA of New York is sensitive to all religious practices and makes every effort to accommodate the religious needs of patients. In this video, Dr. Grunfeld describes how fertility treatments are performed within the framework of Orthodox Jewish religious practice.
Dr. Natan Bar-Chama, Vasectomy Reversal Specialist, discusses vasectomy reversal procedure at RMA of New York’s Manhattan location.
Dr. Alan Copperman, Co-Medical Director at RMA of New York, discusses Secondary Infertility, and what couples need to know when attempting to conceive a second or third child. Secondary infertility is diagnosed only after a young couple has been trying for more than a year or when a woman over age 35 has been trying for more than six months. The couple may either find themselves unable to get pregnant, or experience multiple miscarriages. There are many biological aspects that can influence fertility, some of which can be controlled and others which simply cannot.
Tour one of the most advanced IVF laboratories in the world with the expert embryology team at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York as they perform the latest assisted reproductive technologies (ART) available to modern medicine. Gain an insider’s view of fertilization, the stages of embryo development and procedures performed during an IVF (in vitro fertilization) cycle, such as an egg retrieval, insemination, embryo culture and transfer, as well as egg and embryo freezing using state-of-the-art equipment guided by our skilled embryologists and world renowned physicians.
This video provides an overview of the vitrification, or “fast freezing,” method of freezing a woman’s eggs. Vitrification represents the most advanced technology available for successfully cryopreserving eggs for use in future pregnancy attempts.
*RMA of New York now utilizes the method of vitrification, or fast-freezing, to cryopreserve eggs and embryos. Slow-freezing is no longer in practice.
A unique look into laboratory techniques for egg freezing, also known as oocyte cryopreservation. Take an exclusive look inside one of the most advanced, state-of-the-art in vitro fertilization (IVF) laboratories to see how RMA of New York performs egg freezing procedures using strict identification standards.
Note: this video depicts the slow freeze method of freezing eggs; RMA of New York no longer offers the slow freeze method and has accepted vitrification as its standard protocol to successfully freeze eggs for fertility preservation.
A rare view into fertilization, embryo development, and laboratory procedures performed during an IVF cycle. Take an exclusive look inside one of the most advanced, state-of-the-art in vitro fertilization (IVF) laboratories to see how RMA of New York performs IVF and other advanced reproductive technologies using strict identification standards.
Una revision unica de fertilizacion, desarrollo embrionario y de los procedimientos llevados acabo durante un ciclo de fertilizacion invitro. Tome un tour virtual exclusivo de unos de los laboratorios de fertilizacion invitro mas avanzados del mundo y con tecnologia de punta en reproduccion asistida para que conozca con mas detalle como RMA de NY realiza estos procedimientos bajo control estricto de calidad.
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York’s Dr. Alan Copperman speaks to CBS news anchor Anne-Marie Green about National Infertility Awareness Week along with Barbara Collura, CEO of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association.
Dr. Copperman explains in his interview that it is not necessarily the incidence of infertility in women that is increasing, but that it is more socially acceptable now to seek help for any medical condition, including infertility. He also explains how there are many successful paths available to couples today to help them build their families.
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