Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) is a powerful assisted reproductive technology (ART) that is usually performed in cases of male infertility. It is a major advance in modern fertility treatment because it enables fertility specialists to directly address the problem of male factor infertility. The procedure directly introduces an individual sperm cell into each of the eggs obtained during the IVF process. The resulting embryo is then transferred to the uterus to initiate pregnancy. ICSI has proven to be a truly revolutionary technology, giving new hope to many couples who had previously been unable to conceive.
An IVF-ICSI procedure includes several steps that may vary per patient, according to the prescribed treatment plan.
At First IVF, our process commonly involves: