Frequently Asked Questions
We understand that dealing with infertility can be a challenging and emotional experience. This is why we have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions about fertility treatments to help you better understand your options.
What is in vitro fertilization (IVF), and how does it work to help couples and individuals conceive?
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a fertility treatment involving fertilizing an egg with sperm outside the body. The process begins by stimulating the ovaries to produce multiple eggs, which are then retrieved and fertilized in a laboratory. The resulting embryos are monitored, and once they reach a certain stage of development, one or more are transferred to the uterus. IVF helps couples and individuals overcome various fertility challenges, such as blocked fallopian tubes, low sperm count, or advanced maternal age.
How does IVF with donor eggs differ from traditional IVF, and who is it suitable for?
IVF with donor eggs is a variant of IVF that involves using donated eggs from a carefully selected egg donor and FDA compliant donor. This treatment option is suitable for individuals or couples who cannot produce viable eggs or have a higher risk of passing on genetic disorders. Donor eggs are fertilized with the partner's or donor's sperm, and the resulting embryos are transferred to the recipient's uterus. IVF with donor eggs provides an opportunity for those who otherwise cannot conceive using their eggs.
What are the success rates of IVF and IVF with donor eggs at your clinic, and how do they compare to the regional average?
At Panama Fertility, we take pride in our exceptional success rates for IVF and IVF with donor eggs. Our clinic's success rates are consistently 30% above the regional average. These higher success rates result from our experienced team, state-of-the-art facilities, and personalized treatment approach. We understand the importance of achieving a successful pregnancy and work tirelessly to provide the best possible outcomes for our patients.
How do you select and screen egg donors for IVF with donor eggs, and what criteria are considered?
Panama Fertility has a rigorous selection and screening process for our egg donors that surpasses FDA requirements. Our criteria include thorough medical evaluations, genetic testing, personality and psychological assessments, and an extensive questionnaire. We prioritize selecting donors who exceed FDA requirements and have over 100 active and screened donors in our egg bank. We also ensure that the donor's medical history aligns with our optimal health and fertility standards. Our comprehensive selection and screening process helps ensure the highest quality donor eggs for our patients.
I'm interested in traveling to Panama for fertility treatment. What are the advantages of seeking IVF or IVF with donor eggs at your clinic as an international patient?
Choosing Panama Fertility as an international patient offers several advantages. First and foremost, we have a team of highly skilled physicians who are trained and Board Certified in the United States and have extensive experience in fertility treatments. Our clinic has been at the forefront of reproductive medicine for over 30 years, offering a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Additionally, Panama is a convenient destination for international patients, with excellent connectivity through direct flights to the United States and numerous destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean. We also provide personalized care and support throughout your journey, ensuring that you feel comfortable and confident in your decision to seek fertility treatment at our clinic.
What is the recommended length of stay in Panama for IVF or IVF with donor eggs treatment, and what support services do you provide to assist international patients during their stay?
The recommended length of stay in Panama for IVF or IVF with donor eggs treatment typically consists of 1 week, given that many patients opt for cycle start and monitoring in their home country. At Panama Fertility, we understand the unique needs of our international patients and provide comprehensive support services to make your stay as comfortable as possible. We can assist with travel arrangements, including airport transfers and accommodations. Additionally, our dedicated team is fluent in English.