ICSI

ICSI (also known as intracytoplasmic sperm injection) directly injects sperm into the egg. 

What is ICSI

We use intracytoplasmic sperm injections to increase the chances of fertilisation. In this method sperm is inserted directly into the egg’s cytoplasm by a special injection. You can improve the success of this technique by first improving the man's sperm quality.

When
  • ICSI is recommended when a man has a low sperm count, reducing the chances of natural conception or when an patient has undergone an IVF cycle which has resulted in no fertilisation.

Traditionally, the response to a couple facing fertility problems has been to focus on the woman with little evaluation of the male partner.

Often, assessing the couple as a whole and working to correct this will result in drastic improvements in overall fertility and therefore likelihood of a successful pregnancy.

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When to choose ICSI

ICSI can be chosen to improve your chances of fertilisation after a man has been fully investigated and his sperm quality improved the highest possible level by a consultant urologist.

The man

The male partner should undergo a semen analysis to ensure a good number of motile, healthy and normally shaped sperm are present.

Who

ICSI is a suitable option for couples where the man has a low sperm count, low sperm motility, abnormal sperm shapes, if there is a barrier that prevents sperm from reaching the female partner's eggs.

What next?

The good news is that there are so many options for you. Just get in touch and we can talk through all of your options in more detail.

We work with both consultant fertility gynaecologist consultant Ms Lynne Chapman and consultant fertility urologist Mr Jonathan Ramsay. Both are globally renowned and currently leading the field in men and women’s fertility.

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We understand that embarking on any treatment journey is daunting and fertility treatment is no different. The team at Fertility Solutions is here to guide you every step of the way. Our aim at Fertility Solutions is to take the mystery away, help you make sense of the medical information and provide simple, clear facts about what is possible for you.

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We hold daily clinics at six prominent private hospitals. Clinics take place to fit in around busy lives in discreet, private and comfortable surroundings.

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