The Advanced Fertility Blog

4 Things To Look For Before Choosing a Fertility Specialist

Choosing the right fertility specialist begins with finding a renowned fertility center. For four decades, Dr. Hugh D. Melnick has been steadfastly commitment to those patients suffering from infertility by providing a safe, comfortable, and supportive environment for infertility treatment. In 1983, the Doctor founded Advanced Fertility Services – New York’s first freestanding IVF outpatient center. Dr. Melnick has comprised a staff of fertility specialists at Advance Fertility Services who are focused on reducing every patient’s physical, emotional, and financial…

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Best Reviewed Fertility Doctor in Manhattan

The best reviewed fertility doctor in Manhattan is one who provides comprehensive diagnostic testing and individualized treatment for both women and men – regardless of their stage of infertility. With over four decades of infertility and reproductive endocrinology experience, Dr. Hugh D. Melnick – founder and medical director of Advanced Fertility Services – has continually achieved the recognition of being the best reviewed fertility doctor in Manhattan.

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Minimal Stimulation IVF vs. The Common IVF

Minimal Stimulation IVF is a recently innovated varied protocol of the common In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) procedure. Using a woman’s natural fertility at the foundation for egg production, small amounts of fertility drugs are prescribed to gently encourage the growth of between three and five eggs. This Minimal Stimulation IVF fertility drug regimen is tailored to the individual needs of each patient to lightly support egg follicle production. Versus, traditional IVF treatment, which procedure is geared to prescribe fertility drugs…

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Financing Egg Freezing Costs

The cost of a full egg retrieval cycle – via IVF – including anesthesia at Advanced Fertility Services’ Celebrated Oocyte Preservation Program ranges between $6,500 and $8,000. This cost range is dependent upon the medication dosage requirements of the individual patient. Frozen egg storage fees cost $600 annually and a Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET) approximates $4,500. Affordable and convenient financing for egg freezing costs is available through Enhance Patient Finance.

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Do Painful Periods Affect Fertility?

Yes – painful periods can absolutely be a reason that you have been unable to get pregnant. If you are suffering from consecutive painful menstrual periods – and over-the-counter-medications such as Aleve or Advil do not give you any relief – you may be suffering from a condition known as dysmenorrhea. This is a condition symptomatic of painful periods with severe abdominal cramps and bleeding. Dysmenorrhea is a common gynecological problem experienced by many women during their reproductive years. And,…

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