ICSI CheshireWhat is ICSI?

ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) is a technique used in conjunction with conventional IVF. All aspects of an ICSI cycle are the same as  an IVF cycle apart from the fertilisation process.

How does it work?

With IVF a portion of sperm is added to the eggs and left overnight to fertilise using natural mechanisms. With ICSI, a single sperm is selected and injected directly into an egg, bypassing the natural fertilisation process.

Why is ICSI used?

ICSI is used when a problem or potential problem with the sperm to be used in an IVF cycle has been identified. These can include low sperm count, poor sperm quality or motility, the presence of antisperm antibodies, a previous history of failed fertilisation in IVF or cases where the sperm has been surgically retrieved.

ICSI Pricing

ICSI
£4450
The selection of a single sperm to be injected directly in to an egg for fertilisation
HFEA fee
£75
Includes: monitoring scans, medications teach, egg collection, sperm preparation, intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), embryo culture to blastocyst, embryo glue, embryo transfer, first follow up consultation
Excludes: pre-treatment consultations and scans, screening bloods, medications
Additional
IMSI (A variation of ICSI, which uses a high magnification microscope to select a morphologically normal sperm)
£500
Assisted hatching
£400
Sedation for embryo transfer
£270
Freezing and 1 year storage of embryos
£500
Each additional year storage
£250
PGS (Genetic screening of embryos for chromosomal abnormalities) 1-8 samples
£2250
PGS (Genetic screening of embryos for chromosomal abnormalities) each additional sample (>9)
£215
Time-lapse EEVA
£725

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