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December 2019

How We Ensure Proper Identification and Handling of Your Eggs, Sperm, and Embryos

We know how important your fertility is and we are privileged to care for you, your eggs, sperm, and/or embryos. To comfort you regarding their proper identification and handling, we would like to share our protocol with you.

All laboratory personnel are always required to follow our eggs/sperm/embryos (considered biologic tissue by the FDA) handling policy […]

Ep. 23 | The Impact of Environmental Toxins on Your Health and Fertility with Dr. Lora Shahine

Did you know that certain things taken for granted in the environment can be toxic to your reproductive health? These environmental toxins can impact egg and sperm quality, lower success rates with IVF and fertility treatments, and increase the risk of miscarriage.

In this episode, Lora Shahine, M.D., Director of the Center for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss […]

[Yahoo] Two Common Health Problems Create Double Jeopardy for Women

Yahoo interviews Mark P. Trolice, M.D., for his insights on two common health problems that create double jeopardy for women.

“PCOS involves a vicious cycle of hormone imbalances and risks reproductive and medical disease. These serious problems, along with IBS, aggravates both the physical and psychological impact on the patient,” says Dr. Trolice.

November 2019

[SART] The Difference Between IUI and IVF

SART interviews Mark P. Trolice, M.D., for his insights on the difference between IUI and IVF.

“The decision is based on a physical, emotional, and financial investment of the couple, as well as the age of the female,” says Dr. Trolice.

[SART] What Is A Gestational Carrier & Who Needs One?

SART interviews Mark P. Trolice, M.D., for his insights on gestational carriers and who needs one.

“The field of assisted reproductive technology or ART involves the addition of sperm to eggs in the embryology laboratory, then transfer of a select number of embryos to a woman’s uterus.,” says Dr. Trolice.

Free IVF Cycle for Eligible Women with PCOS

Fertility CARE: The IVF Center has partnered The National PCOS Association to provide a free IVF cycle for women suffering from PCOS attempting to build their family.

To qualify for the PCOS Challenge Family Building Grant applicants must:

Have a diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome from a physician
Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent U.S. resident
Be at […]

Mosaic Embryos: What Do You Need To Know?

Serena H. Chen, M.D. and Mark P. Trolice, M.D., authored an educational piece entitled “Mosaic Embryos: What Do You Need To Know?”. 

The article includes details on:

Advances in IVF allow for chromosomal testing
Results of embryo testing following PGT
Implantation potential and development of mosaic embryos
Analyzing chromosomes in the embryo

Ep. 22 | How to Optimize Cervical Health and Maximize Your Fertility

Women need to monitor their cervical and overall health before getting pregnant to avoid more serious complications for mother and baby down the road. 

However, cervical disease and even cervical cancer do not automatically spell the end for a woman’s fertility. Technological breakthroughs and modern medical advances now allow women to successfully treat cervical abnormalities, including […]

Dr. Trolice to Be Featured Panelist at ASRM Global Webinar

Mark P. Trolice, M.D., Director of Fertility CARE: The IVF Center, will be a featured expert panelist on the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Global Journal Club Panel on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. 

The webinar will review the recent Fertility and Sterility paper, “Embryonic aneuploidy rates are equivalent in natural cycles and […]

SART Launches Official IVF App

The process of becoming a parent can be incredibly stressful and time-consuming. That’s why the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) has launched a convenient mobile app to help IVF patients.

Considered to be “the official IVF app”, SART Mobile aims to enhance the patient experience through its unique tools and resources. SART Mobile provides direct […]