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Life IVF Center

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Last Update: 06/22/2020

Description

Life IVF Center is a fertility clinic in Irvine, California, with another office in Arcadia. The center is directed by Dr. Frank D. Yelian who works together with a multidisciplinary team of infertility specialists, embryologists, andrologists, etc. Furthermore, Life IVF Center has its own IVF laboratory in order to carry out all fertility treatments directly in the clinic.

According to information published on their website, patients may also be accompanied by an assisted reproduction psychologist during their fertility treatment. However, all this information could not be verified by the inviTRA specialists.

If you want to know how to get to the clinic, click here.

Fertility treatments

The fertility treatments performed at Life IVF Center are listed in the table below.

Embryo cryopreservation
Fertility preservation
In Vitro Fertilization / ICSI
IUI with Donor Sperm
IUI with Partner's Sperm
IVF with Donor Eggs
Low medication IVF
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Life IVF Center also offers surrogacy and gender selection since the country's legislation allows for these treatments.

If you're still unsure which fertility treatment is right for you and would like to know more about it, we suggest you read on here: Fertility Treatment Overview.

The treatment costs may vary significantly depending on the tests or techniques included or not, such as the seminogram, medication, fertility testing, medical visits, prolonged culture or embryo vitrification.

This Tool helps you to find out the exact costs of the different fertility clinics (what's included and what's not) and provides you with lots of useful tips for your first appointment.

Complementary techniques

In addition to all the treatments indicated in the previous section, Life IVF Center has the necessary technology to perform the following complementary techniques in order to increase the possibilities of success of the treatments:

Diagnostic tests

At Life IVF Center, the following diagnostic tests can also be performed on men and women to find out the reason for infertility:

However, all this information has not been verified by the inviTRA specialists.

Success rates

This data has been collected by the American CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) in the year 2016. Directly comparing pregnancy rates between different clinics can lead to mistakes.

IVF/ICSI

Realized cycles

Number of total cycles performed by the clinic in a year.

The CDC stipulates both the total number of cycles realized per clinic in general and number of cycles performed by the patient's age group: under 35 years, between 35-37 years, between 38-40 years, between 41-42 years and above 43 years.

This is the total number of performed cycles by Life IVF Center in a year.

More information
Total Cycles with Fresh Eggs: 20 per year
Total Cycles with Frozen Eggs: 508 per year

Pregnancy probability per transfer

Probability that an embryo transfer will lead to a pregnancy, regardless of the number of embryos transferred.

Cycles with Fresh Eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 4 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
20%*
* Percentage extracted from 5 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
20%*
* Percentage extracted from 5 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 4 cases only

Cycles with Frozen Eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
71.2%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
65.4%
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
58.5%
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
58.7%
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
28.3%

IVF with egg donation

Realized cycles

Number of total cycles performed by the clinic in a year.

In regards to egg donation cycles, these are the ranges of annual cycles carried out by Life IVF Center.

More information
Total Cycles with Fresh Embryos: 2 per year
Total Cycles with Frozen Embryos: 80 per year

Pregnancy probability per transfer

Probability that an embryo transfer will lead to a pregnancy, regardless of the number of embryos transferred.

Fresh Embryo Transfer
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases only
Frozen Embryo Transfer
66.3%

Medical team

Frank D. Yelian, M.D., Ph.D.
Frank D. Yelian, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Director and Founder
Infertility Specialist
Dr. Lee C. Kao
Dr. Lee C. Kao
Infertility Specialist
Dr. N. Edward Dourron
Dr. N. Edward Dourron
Infertility Specialist
Dr. Kenneth Vu, MD, HCLD
Dr. Kenneth Vu, MD, HCLD
Infertility Specialist

Reviews

The reviews found on the internet about Life IVF Center are generally very positive. In the following section, we will show some of them on Google Business.

Camela, for example, describes the staff as professional, accommodating, and sensitive. Another patient called Kelly did not have success in her fertility treatments but is still thankful for the experience in this clinic and appreciates the way Dr. Yelian and his staff treated her. Mary is also content with Life IVF center. She values the personalized treatment and would recommend the clinic to anyone.

However, there is also one criticism from User peralta. She describes the staff as rough and unfriendly. Besides, peralta is not satisfied with the clinic's organization, either, and would have wished to receive reminders for appointments.

Location: how to get to the clinic?

Life IVF Center is located in 3500 Barranca Pkwy, Suite 300 Irvine, California.

The nearest airport to the clinic is Los Angeles International Airport and it takes approximately 45 minutes via I-405 S to get there.

Last Update: 06/22/2020
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