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thereby eliminating the risks associated with outdated procedures.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.