News | June 10, 2013

Southern California Reproductive Center Uses Latest Technology In On-Site Embryology Lab


Fertility center is on of a handful to use the EmbryoScope incubating system and is a top egg freezing facility.

Beverly Hills, Calif. (PRWEB) - Southern California Reproductive Center (SCRC) is a nationally renowned fertility center with locations throughout Southern California. With nearly 30 years of experience, SCRC’s fertility experts are leaders in reproductive endocrinology and infertility working with the most advanced technology and technique in their in-house ART Laboratories.

The center is one of only a handful to use the new EmbryoScope incubating system, offering patients a new technology that can tremendously enhance the chance of pregnancy and birth. “With the EmbryoScope, we are able to view the cellular divisions of an embryo through time-lapse imaging that captures development continually,” says Medical Director and co-founder, Dr. Mark Surrey. The constant monitoring records the full course of growth for observation without a need for manual removal from the incubator’s carefully controlled environment. The time-lapse imaging gives specialists at SCRC more information to evaluate the quality of embryos and their potential to result in a live birth, therefore making the selection process considerably more effective.

In addition to the newest devices, SCRC continues to provide the most advanced techniques for procedures such as egg freezing. As women are becoming more educated about the benefits of preserving their fertility, especially in their 20s and 30s, SCRC uses the vitrification method of freezing. “Through vitrification we significantly reduce the risk of egg and embryo damage,” says Dr. Shahin Ghadir, founding partner and Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and UCLA and USC. “The thawing process is just as important as egg freezing and through vitrification we have a greater probability of successful thawing of eggs and embryos.” SCRC maintains a success rate higher than the national average of live births resulting from frozen eggs, and their use of advanced techniques and technology only contribute to their achievements.

About the Southern California Reproductive Center:

At Southern California Reproductive Center (SCRC), the on-site ART embryology lab is considered the region’s most advanced for producing healthy embryos. The lab is equipped with the most sophisticated, innovative technology under the guidance and direction of renowned PhD embryologists, Drs. David Hill and Jason Barritt. Well above the national average, at 10,000 live births and counting, SCRC was named one of the “Top Ten Fertility Centers in the US” by Parents Magazine and continues to strive to provide the best in patient care and results.

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