The Heard Institute
IVF is a month long cycle where ovaries are stimulated, eggs are retrieved and fertilized to create embryos. Once matured, the embryo(s) are transferred into the uterus. Medication is also required.
Egg Freezing involves a two week cycle in which the ovaries are stimulated to grow eggs. The eggs are then retrieved and frozen for future use. Medication is also required.
Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) is a procedure where the sperm is placed inside the uterus. An IUI includes ovarian stimulation, monitoring, and the IUI procedure. Medication is also required.
A consultation generally includes a 1 hour visit with a fertility specialist and diagnostic testing. Following the consultation, a treatment plan is provided to thepatient.
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About the ClinicDr. Heard is actively involved with Resolve and other support groups and educational programs, both locally and nationally. He is extremely well respected in the IVF community and can provide the patient and her family with outside sources of support and education. He is also pro-active in educating other physicians on the continuing advances is Assisted Reproductive Technology.
- Michael J. Heard
- Downtown Houston, 77002