Unlike conventional infertility treatments such as IVF where the eggs and sperm develop into embryos in a laboratory incubator, the INVOcell utilizes the women’s vagina as an incubator to support a more natural fertilization and embryo development environment. The INVOcell device promotes in vivo conception and early embryo development. In clinical studies, the INVO procedure produced equivalent efficacy and pregnancy rates to traditional IVF treatments.
During an INVO procedure, the patient undergoes a mild ovarian stimulation cycle. Once the eggs are retrieved and sperm is collected, they are placed into the INVOcell device. The INVOcell device is immediately positioned in the upper vaginal cavity for incubation, where natural fertilization and early development of the embryo takes place.