How laser techniques are helping to overcome infertility
An estimated one in seven couples experience difficulty conceiving. Assisted reproductive technology (ART) has been rapidly expanding since the birth of Louise Brown, the first test tube baby, in 1978. Although an increasingly complex array of laboratory skills and procedures have been developed for infertility treatments, the success rate of ART hovers around 30%. Even in successful cases, the incidence of multiple births, due to multiple embryo transfer, and their associated morbidity, is dangerously high.
Read more (Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology website)