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Telemedicine Appointments Now Available

At work, or at home or wherever you may need care, telemedicine appointments are now available to Jacksonville Center for Reproductive Medicine/Advanced Reproductive Specialists patients.   A telemedicine appointment allows you to connect to one of our providers from any device and any location.  Our goal remains, as always, to provide patients with the best

Telemedicine Appointments Now Available2020-03-26T17:49:39+00:00

COVID-19 FAQs for Fertility Patients

Why is it important for the clinic to temporarily halt treatment cycles? The health and safety of our patients and staff, as well as the community at large, must take precedence at this time. The social distancing recommendation is crucial to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, and temporarily altering our clinical practices will allow us

COVID-19 FAQs for Fertility Patients2020-03-26T20:05:05+00:00

Our Patient Process

Our Patient Process moving forward: Upon arrival, all patients and guests will be triaged. During the triage process, they are asked a series of questions (see below) and their temperature is taken. If approved for their appointment, the patient will be directed to patient registration where the front office staff will complete the check-in process

Our Patient Process2020-03-24T18:26:05+00:00

ASRM Recommendations Regarding COVID-19

On March 17, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) issued recommendations for fertility centers regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the global community, we believe it is our ethical responsibility to help slow and limit the spread of this disease.  We will therefore temporarily postpone the initiation of new treatment cycles, including ovulation

ASRM Recommendations Regarding COVID-192020-03-24T18:21:34+00:00

Study Indicates Elagolix May Lower Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Risk In Women With Uterine Fibroids

They just won't stop! We could have predicted this without a study and this was shown with Lupron years ago. It was abandoned because practitioners learned that the health ramifications of low estrogen were detrimental to health and that the reality that patients didn't do as well as reported. Also, when lupron was stopped the

Study Indicates Elagolix May Lower Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Risk In Women With Uterine Fibroids2020-02-04T20:01:59+00:00

Study: Early Menopause Tied To Increased Risk For Chronic Conditions

More evidence of the importance of hormone replacement therapy. As a specialty, we really need to come out and admit again that estrogen is paramount to health. The evidence is overwhelming. Michael D. Fox, MD Jacksonville Center Reproductive Medicine Advanced Reproductive Specialists https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2020/01/20/early-menopause-raises-risk-string-chronic-conditions/

Study: Early Menopause Tied To Increased Risk For Chronic Conditions2020-02-04T20:02:14+00:00

Marijuana Consumption In Pregnancy Tied To Social, Emotional Problems In Offspring

One of the first of many studies that will address this issue. Legalization movements imply safety and we are seeing a dramatic number of patients now using marijuana for numerous reasons. During fertility workups, patients are very resistant to stopping use due to this implied safety feeling they extrapolate from the legalization movement. It's still

Marijuana Consumption In Pregnancy Tied To Social, Emotional Problems In Offspring2020-02-04T20:03:20+00:00

Sitagliptin Appears To Change Lining Of Uterus To Create Right Environment To Support Pregnancy, Research Indicates

This is a very interesting study that relates to recurrent pregnancy loss patients. This is a very early phase study just basically raising the idea that this drug may be of benefit and needs much more study before application patient care. The study makes the point that with higher-order loss numbers, 4 or greater, the

Sitagliptin Appears To Change Lining Of Uterus To Create Right Environment To Support Pregnancy, Research Indicates2020-02-04T20:03:14+00:00

Infertility Awareness Week

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Infertility Awareness Week2020-01-16T19:11:52+00:00

Laparoscopic Endometriosis Excision Improves QoL, Study Indicates.

https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/191907/surgery/endometriosis-surgery-women-can-expect-years-long-benefits The above link will take you to a very important study. For those of us providing excision surgery, we have known this for a long time. Most published studies on pain only have a follow up period of 6 mos to 1 year with occasional studies looking at 18 mos to 2 years. For

Laparoscopic Endometriosis Excision Improves QoL, Study Indicates.2020-01-16T19:35:03+00:00