Laser Assisted Hatching
If you look at the photo on the right, there is a hole in the outer circle
created by the laser.
Atlanta Infertility Treatments
Laser assisted hatching, performed at ACRM with laser technology, assists
the embryo during IVF treatment. A tough protective coating called the
zona pellucida surrounds eggs and embryos. The embryo must escape or hatch
from this coating in order to implant in the wall of the uterus. Assisted
hatching is the process of creating a hole in the covering that surrounds
the embryo to aid the embryo in the hatching process.
Assisted Hatching Risks
At ACRM we use the latest laser technology to perform assisted hatching,
thereby eliminating the risks associated with outdated procedures. Laser
hatching is fast, safe, simple and highly repeatable, unlike the old method
of hatching that used acidic medium expelled onto the zona to create a
Contact us at 678-841-1089 or toll free 877-767-2276 if you have questions
about laser assisted hatching or other fertility treatments.