Fertility Resource Center
A careful quantitative and qualitative examination of your semen is the foundation upon which your male infertility evaluation is built upon. The volume, the viscosity, the color and the pH of the semen is determined. Then using a microscope, a drop of the semen is examined to count all the sperm within it.
Have you been diagnosed with what is commonly referred to as Male Factor Infertility? Are you experiencing some pretty intense feelings about this diagnosis? If you’re like most men you may have a very hard time talking about how you feel. In order to provide you with the most comprehensive care available Dr. Kuang has teamed up with Wallin & Luna Counseling Associates who offer specialized infertility counseling to individuals and couples.
For severe male factor infertility or men with no sperm in their ejaculates, In Vitro Fertilization with Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection may be an option for our couples. In order to provide you with the most comprehensive care available Dr. Kuang has teamed up with the Center of Reproductive Medicine of New Mexico who offer state-of-the-art care for IVF/ICSI and other Assisted Reproductive Technologies. For some, IVF is a viable alternative to vasectomy reversals.
Genetic causes of male infertility have been extensively investigated over the past two decades, and great advances in our understanding have been made. This information can help in the diagnosis and in our ability to maximize your reproductive potential.
Nutritional supplements may be an important part of your reproductive treatment plan to help maximize the quality of your sperm. Read on for more information.
Dedicated to helping you build and/or start a family, we know that adoption can be a very real and special way to bring a child into your loving home.
Your reproductive journey can be filled with challenging choices that have legal ramifications (ex. anonymous and unanonymous donor eggs or sperm, adoption, surrogate mothers). Recognizing that some couples need help understanding the law, Dr. Kuang has teamed up with Ami Jaeger at Biolaw to help improve your level of comfort in making those decisions.
Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
Robert Nuttall, Doctor of Oriental Medicine, in conjunction with Wayne Kuang, M.D., and the Southwest Fertility Center for Men, has established an acupuncture treatment plan for male infertility. The protocol is based on both ancient and modern sources. It is a weekly treatment that takes about thirty minutes. After ten treatments, progress markers for sperm condition are then reassessed by doctors at SFCM.
Dr Nuttall also performs a pre-retrieval in-vitro fertility (IVF) acupuncture protocol for enhancing embryo transfer success rates in women.
Dr Nuttall is licensed by the New Mexico Board of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Alexandria, Virginia. He is a primary healthcare provider covered by most insurances, including Presbyterian, Lovelace, Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Cigna ,and others.
Dr Nuttall’s offices at Acupuncture Associates of America, are located in Albuquerque and Los Lunas. To make an appointment for an evaluation, please call 505-275-9602.
Acupuncture Associates of America’s website is: http://www.acuassociatesnm.com
At the Southwest Fertility Center for Men, Dr. Kuang supports the use of alternative medicine such as acupuncture to help optimize your reproductive potential. While we do not fully understand how alternative medicine works, we believe there is merit in Eastern Medicine, which has worked for many cultures across the world.
Testicular cancer is the most common malignancy in young men. Fortunately, current treatment protocols have resulted in a cure rate of over 80%. It’s important that your cancer doctors talk to you and your partner about preserving your fertility before undergoing treatment. Dr. Kuang at the Southwest Fertility Center for Men can help.
Home Semen Analysis
Home semen analysis is not difficult.
Other than natural lubricants such as saliva, are there artificial lubricants that won’t hurt my sperm? Read on for more information.
Sperm Freezing/Cryo Preservation
For some couples looking at vasectomy reversal or men who face the challenges of radiation or chemotherapy, sperm banking is a critical step for reproductive planning. Sperm freezing can be coordinated here in conjunction with the long-term storage company ReproTech.
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