Thursday, 7 April 2016

Laser Assisted Hatching

Laser assisted hatching (LAH) is a completely lab procedure to facilitate pregnancy by the attachment of embryo with the womb of women.

Sometime the shell covering the unfertilized egg named as zona pellucida gets harder which creates problem in pregnancy. As the harder zona pellucid leads to the create problem in hatching of the egg or use of excessive energy in getting out and attaching to the womb. So ultimately leads to complications in getting pregnant.

Laser assisted hatching procedure wonderful lab procedure that help the fertilized egg to get hatched and get attach to the womb. There are other methods also available to facilitate hatching which are acid and mechanical hatching of the single part of harder zona pellucida.

LAH is completely safe method to weaken the part of zona pellucida in which one part of zona pellucida is done weaken and then after the treatment of fertilized egg  with laser assisted hatching the embryo is transferred in the woman’s uterus.

Is LAH safe?

Recent researches have shown that laser assisted hatching is safer and increase the pregnancy rates. It does not cause any abnormality to the baby. Under this only the outer shell of the fertilized egg is treated without causing any harm to the embryo.

For whom laser assisted hatching can be beneficial
This method is simple, safe and advanced which really improves the chances of pregnancy so it can be beneficial in following cases.

 • Women having age above than maternal age that is more than 35

• Females having 3 day elevated follicle simulation hormone

• Weaker or slower developing embryos

• Abnormal or intense egg wall

• Females with more than one prior failed IVF cycles

• Females with having 3 day embryos but harder zona pellucida. • Embryos undergone through excessive disintegration