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Treatment plan for IVF

Many patients get completely confused by the large variety of medications which are used during an IVF cycle. This plan will help you make sense of what you are taking - and why you need it ! Actually, IVF treatment is basically quite simple. All we are trying to do is...

ICSI - Process and myths | Is ICSI better than IVF ? | Success rate of ICSI

IVF (In Vitro Fertilization), as well as ICSI ( intracytoplasmic sperm injection), are assisted reproductive techniques. However, most patients get foxed by these two terms and confuse one with the other. They aren’t too sure as to which one they should use and what i...

How to prevent errors in IVF - what every patient needs to know !

The biggest nightmare for any IVF patient is that the lab may mix up their eggs and sperms with another patients. This has happened in many clinics, and IVF is as prone to errors as any other treatment because it is provided by a host of people working together – doc...

Repeated IVF failure versus recurrent implantation failure

. A failed IVF cycle causes a lot of heartburn . It's not just patients who get disheartened and disappointed, and doctors also wonder about what they can do differently the next time to improve the chances of success. We need to differentiate between repe...

Making IVF affordable in India

I often see lots of infertile patients who could get pregnant if they did IVF treatment. Unfortunately, they just cannot afford to do an IVF cycle for financial reasons, and they end up without a baby. It fair to say  that  this causes them a significant amount of  fr...

Soon, Stethoscopes, Not Sight-seeing, Could Bring Tourists To City

Times of India, By Shabnam Minwalla A few months ago, Dr Niteen Dehia of Laser Eye Vision received an unusual request. A busload of Britishers, who were planning a trip to Goa, wanted to stop over in Mumbai to correct their vision through Lasik surgery....

Why I admire women who are willing to go through a second IVF cycle.

I'm an IVF specialist and I do hundreds of IVF cycles every year. I've treated thousands of women, and I continue admire women who are willing to go through a second IVF cycle. Now they may have done the first IVF cycle at some other clinic; the cycle may have failed ;...

What do we need to change for our next IVF cycle

After her IVF cycle failed, a patient sent me this email In retrospect what do you think could have gone wrong? Is there anything I need to improve or change ?  It's important to learn from each IVF cycle by analysing what went, and what didn't. The right time...

Infertility Ultrasound

             How is ultrasound (sonography) used for treating infertility ? Ultrasound or sonography has helped revolutionize our approach to the infertile patient. Ultrasound machines are a very useful  and help the doctor "image" or see structure...

What’s the Difference between an IVF Pregnancy and a normal one?

                                    Couples who have trouble getting pregnant vouch for the fact that the fertility treatments they go through can take a physical and mental toll. If you find out that you’re infertile and that you can’t conceive naturally, the news ca...