Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection

Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) at Palm Beach Fertility Center

Effective Fertility Treatments

If you and your spouse or partner are committed to getting pregnant and overcoming male infertility problems, ICSI with the help of a trained fertility specialist may be the answer. Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection, or ICSI, is a procedure that consists of taking your partner's sperm and inserting it directly into your eggs for the IVF (in-vitro fertilization) process. While this may seem complex, Dr. Mark Denker at Palm Beach Fertility Center has been in practice for more than 20 years and is an expert in the area.

The ICSI procedure is ideal for partners experiencing any of these problems:

  • Inability of sperm to fertilize an egg or penetrate the egg at all
  • Any type of physical abnormality or blockage which prevents the production of sperm
  • Post-vasectomy problems, such as the need for a biopsy

How Does ICSI Work?

During ICSI, each of the retrieved eggs is placed in a dish and held still with gentle suction while a single sperm is carefully inserted into the cell using a needle. The next day it is possible to determine which eggs have been successfully fertilized. We are very familiar with this process and can ensure that you understand what to expect and are thoroughly educated as to how ICSI can help you.

ICSI is also useful for couples where the male patient has low sperm count or poor sperm morphology, since only one sperm is required to fertilize each egg. It may also be recommended for couples who have had low or no egg yield or poor fertilization success in the past, since there is greater control of fertilization.

A Comfortable Clinical Environment in Palm Beach

We know that going into any type of clinic can seem daunting, especially if you are there to discuss or receive treatment for infertility. However, we strive to make you feel as comfortable as possible at Palm Beach Fertility Center.

Make an appointment to see for yourself, call us now at (888) 819-5177.

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