How a Laparoscopy Can Help Diagnose Your Fertility Problems

A laparoscopy is a diagnostic and corrective reproductive surgical procedure performed while the patient is under general anesthesia. The laparoscopy allows Dr. Randy S. Morris view and diagnose fertility problems missed when using an ultrasound. For example, a woman suffering from severe endometriosis is commonly identified via ultrasound – however – if her endometriosis is mild, the condition may be missed. Through a laparoscopy, a woman’s mild endometriosis will be diagnosed and corrected.

Benefits of Laparoscopy

Fallopian tubes will become blocked due to:

  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Blocked fallopian tubes is a prevalent cause of a women’s infertility. Blockage of the fallopian tubes makes pregnancy impossible. Blockage makes conception is unlikely because the woman’s egg is prevented from traveling through her fallopian tubes in order to meet the man’s sperm. Likewise, the man’s sperm is prevented from reaching the woman’s egg due to the blockage.

Should the egg and sperm manage to meet, the fertilized egg may not be able to travel back through the fallopian tube and into the uterus for implantation. In this case, the fertilized egg may implant in the woman’s fallopian tube, resulting in an ectopic pregnancy (tubal pregnancy) that can cause permanent damage.

Laparoscopy to Diagnose and Correct Fertility Problems

Laparoscopy is a corrective reproductive surgical procedure allowing your fertility doctor to view the fallopian tubes for abnormalities interfering with conception. A laparoscope is a thin fiber optic telescope inserted through a small incision in the belly button. If abnormalities are discovered, surgical instruments are inserted through additional tiny incisions at the pubic hair line to remove the blockage.

Leading Laparoscopy Surgeon

Dr. Randy S. Morris – founder and Medical Director of IVF1 – has been a corrective reproductive surgeon for over 20 years. Dr. Morris can improve your chances of pregnancy through corrective reproductive surgery for blocked fallopian tubes.

IVF1 is a high-tech fertility center having a spa-like atmosphere intertwined with friendly, experienced, and individualized patient care. You will be invited into a calming environment encompassing soothing music and an appealing color scheme. IVF1’s ambience has been scientifically designed to reduce your stress and enhance your chances of getting pregnant.

Click the icon below and download a recently published eBook by Dr. Randy Morris – Guide to Fertility Treatment – for more information about your fertility treatment options.

Long distance patients can consult with Dr. Morris through a secured Infertility Video Consultation. To schedule a consultation, please call 630.357.6540.

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