TEAM. Infertility affects nearly ten percent of the population — with millions of individuals each year seeking advice on how overcome this devastating disease. Whether the diagnosis is related to male infertility or female infertility, the LIV Fertility Center takes a team approach to help you cope with the pressure.
We understand the profound impact it can have on a couple and our goal is to offer you expert medical care and psychological and emotional support throughout your journey to parenthood in Puerto Vallarta.
What is infertility?
Infertility is a disease or condition of the reproductive system often diagnosed after a couple has had one year of unprotected, well-timed intercourse, or if the woman has suffered from multiple miscarriages and the woman is under 35 years of age. If the woman is over 35 years old, it is diagnosed after 6 months of unprotected, well-timed intercourse.
Our infertility program at LIV offers a complete range of services for couples struggling with male infertility and female infertility. We want to provide you with the knowledge to help you take control of your life and help you find the most suitable treatment phase. It is important for you to understand the common diagnoses for male infertility, including the causes and the different options for treatment at LIV.
Our reproductive specialist, Dr. Edna Amaro, heads our male infertility program. The expert fertility specialists at LIV have extensive training in advanced surgical techniques for finding sperm in even the most challenging circumstances.
Male Infertility Treatments
At the LIV Fertility Center, we strongly believe that educating our patients about the process of fertility, factors that affect fertility, and treatment options to empower patients to make the best future choices.
Understanding the normal reproductive process is essential in knowing the appropriate time to seek medical attention. Treatment may include medication, hormone treatment, and assisted reproductive technologies (ART). Every detail of LIV male infertility program in Mexico reflects in the expertise of our fertility specialists, urologists, embryologists, nursing staff, and clinical managers.
Artificial insemination involves the placement of relatively large numbers of healthy sperm either at the entrance of the cervix or into the partner’s uterus, bypassing the cervix, to have direct access to the fallopian tubes.
In vitro Fertilization
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is used for the treatment of male infertility. We offer other advanced techniques to prepare sperm in vitro, so that eggs are exposed to an optimal concentration of high quality, motile sperm.
Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) is used to facilitate sperm penetration by injection of a single sperm into the oocyte. Fertilization then takes place under the microscope.
Surgical therapy in male infertility is designed to overcome anatomical barriers that impede sperm production and maturation or ejaculation.