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In Vitro Fertilisation

Fertility Fertilisation Infertility In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is a process by which an egg is fertilised by sperm outside the body: in vitro. Answers with Dr Gary Swift A query went out across the cyber world and raised a lot of responses… I am trying to conceive my 1st child at 45 and have had…

Vivienne Lenson

I can’t thank Dr Gary Swift and his team enough for all their support and help on our journey to have a baby. Falling pregnant wasn’t easy for my husband and I, but Gary’s expertise, warmth and genuine desire to make our dream a reality made all the difference. We now have our beautiful daughter,…

Laparoscopic surgery vs open surgery

Laparoscopic Surgery Open Surgery Dr Gary Swift Fertility Clinic What is Open Surgery?
 What is the difference between open surgery and laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery? Open surgery involves cutting a large 8cm to 10cm incision into the abdomen to expose the area of the body on which the operation is to be performed. Much of the…

What is Endometriosis? More about our Gold Coast clinic

Dr Gary Swift is a leading Gold Coast expert in Endometriosis and operates from his clinic located in the Benowa medical precinct. What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a disease that is treatable by specialists like Dr Gary Swift, who is an expert Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgeon on the Gold Coast. Endometriosis affects 10% of women of…

Ovulation Induction Gold Coast

Ovulation Induction – Dr Gary Swift Fertility Clinic Ovulation induction is a technique using medications to induce or enhance egg (oocyte) development in the ovary. There are 2 main techniques used, the first is used for women who are not ovulating spontaneously (irregular or infrequent menstruation). In such cases, the aim is to stimulate the…

Male infertility treatment_Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)

Male Infertility treatment The procedure of Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) is used as an extra step in an IVF cycle for couples in certain circumstances where a major male factor exists and calls for a possible male infertility treatment. It involves the capture and selected injection of a single sperm into an oocyte(egg) retrieved…

Infertility – Men and Women

Both women and men experience considerable distress when experiencing reproductive health problems according to Dr Gary Swift who is a fertility specialist at QFG Gold Coast Fertility Clinic, and is a leading specialist in reproductive medicine and surgery. This article looks at infertility. Infertility primarily refers to the biological inability of a person to contribute…

Laparoscopy – Laparoscopic Surgery for Endometriosis

Laparoscopy is the most common surgical procedure for the diagnosis and treatment of Endometriosis. Dr Gary Swift of QFG Gold Coast Fertility Clinic says the symptoms of endometriosis vary widely from woman to woman, and the severity of symptoms is not necessarily related to the severity of the endometriosis. Symptoms of endometriosis depend on the…

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