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What to consider when choosing a fertility clinic?

Seeking help to have a baby is a momentous and positive decision, and choosing a fertility clinic is another encouraging step forward. With so many fertility clinics to choose from, this guide can help you to find the one that’s right for you. What to consider when choosing a fertility clinic? (more…)

IVF Treatment in Malaysia

Infertility is defined as the failure to achieve a pregnancy after trying to conceive for 12 months. And this may be contributed by the husband, wife or both. Symptoms of infertility varies with their causes and may not be obvious. In some cases, the couples do not exhibit any signs of infertility. For this, IVF treatment has been proven to be an effective treatment to overcome infertility issues. Since the successful first live birth of IVF baby-Louis Brown, back in 1978, In-Vitro Fertilitsation or IVF treatment has been proven to be the most effective way to achieve a pregnancy, defying the odd from almost all causes of infertility. (more…)

The Grand Opening of ALPHA IVF & WOMEN’S SPECIALISTS (KL)

Alpha IVF & Women’s Specialists (KL) had a grand opening under the gracing of Her Majesty Seri Paduka Baginda The Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Binti Almarhum Al-Mutawakkil Alallah Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj, here at Encorp Strand Mall – Kota Damansara, on the 8th November 2019. Recalling back when we had first started our journey from a 1,050 sq. ft. of space back in the year 1994, we had shifted to different places with some radical changes which had taken place as the years went by. Alpha IVF & Women’s Specialists was known as Alpha Fertility Centre previously. Now, moving to this the new premise of 30,000 sq. ft. of space with its new identity, fully equipped with the most comprehensive and wide-ranging fertility-related treatments, undoubtedly marks the growth of our company by leaps and bounds. (more…)

Driving Toward 100% Success Rate in Preimplantation Genetic Screening in Malaysia

Dr. Colin Lee Soon Soo is a gynecologist and fertility specialist at the Alpha Fertility Centre in Selangor, Malaysia. Dr. Lee’s interest in preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) and fertility has led to more than 100 scientific publications over the years. The discussion below touches on current challenges for in vitro fertilization (IVF) research and how Dr. Lee’s team addresses them.

Today’s challenges in PGS

Thermo Fisher Scientific: As a leader of preimplantation genetic screening research in Malaysia, can you share how you view PGS, and what challenges exist today? (more…)

THE ADVANTAGES OF PREIMPLANTATION GENETIC SCREENING (PGS)

"Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS) is an advanced technique used in conjunction with IVF where embryos can be screened for chromosomal abnormalities. PGS provides genetic information about embryos’ genetic health to help the physician select the best embryo for transfer and improves the chance of achieving a successful pregnancy."

- Adelle Lim, Chief Embryologist of Alpha Fertility Centre.

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