Greece Offering Affordable and Innovative Fertility Treatments

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10/15/2014 - Medical Tourism
By: Kai Wade | Director of Communications & Social Media

Framed by the crystal clear waters of the Aegean and the most magnificent beaches in the Mediterranean — Greece offers more than just a holiday getaway. It is well-renowned for its full service fertility clinics for anyone who dreams of becoming a parent.

Expert-trained reproductive endocrinologists use the latest techniques in modern reproductive medicine to fulfill a trustworthy commitment to warmth, caring, and honesty for every individual struggling with infertility.

While the road to parenthood requires expert guidance and compassionate support, fertility clinics in Athens offer an inclusive environment for individuals, families and partners to explore the many options available today — options that include the most affordable and innovative fertility treatments to-date.

Advanced treatments performed at top infertility centers in Greece include ovulation induction and Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI), Embryo Freezing, Egg and Sperm Donation, Blastocyst Culture, and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD), Percutaneous Epididymal Sperm Aspiration (PESA), and Testicular Sperm Aspiration (TESA).

Spotlight — Maternity Health IVF Clinic

Maternity Health IVF Clinic in Greece is honored to uphold their commitment to offering patients world–class evaluations of infertility, as well emotional support.

The aim at Maternity Health is to provide patients effective and individualized fertility services, detailed analysis of their infertility issues, and educate them on the most up to-date options, and provide understandable medical decision-making.

The clinic ensures effective therapeutic treatment, with the greatest possible reduction of inconvenience in the daily life of all patients, and to avoid excessive medical tests that do not necessarily bring about improvement in the therapeutic result, but add to the costs and create “myths” around the issue.

Maternity Health is led by world-renowned specialist Minaretzis Dimitrios and a compassionate team of IVF doctors.

How does IVF work?

IVF (in vitro fertilization) treatment begins with a course of hormone therapy to stimulate the development of several eggs in the ovary. Mature eggs are then collected in a process known as egg retrieval and fertilized with sperm in a lab to create embryos. After two to five days in an incubator, the fertilized embryos are transferred through the vagina to the uterus, where implantation occurs and pregnancy begins.

IVF is the most effective form of assisted reproductive technology. The procedure can be done using one’s own eggs and your partner's sperm — or IVF may involve eggs, sperm or embryos from a known or anonymous donor. In some cases, a gestational carrier or surrogate has an embryo implanted in her uterus to carry the pregnancy to term for an individual or couple.

IVF success rates depend on many factors, including age and the cause of infertility. Success rates vary with the number of embryos transferred. However, transferring more embryos at one time does not increase the chance of live birth significantly, but may only increase the risk of a multiple pregnancy.

Most fertility clinics in Greece utilize a multi-disciplinary professional team. During your IVF treatment cycle, many team members, will participate in your fertility care.

To learn more about infertility care, find a fertility doctor near you.

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