Institute of Life, one of the largest and most advanced Assisted Reproduction Units in Greece, was established within the premises of “IASO”, the largest Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic in Greece. Founded with the aim to accomplish the number one and most important mission of ours, Institute of Life welcomes infertile couples and offers them the joy of becoming parents, while at the same time it safeguards high safety standards.
From the moment you enter Institute of Life, you experience how our certified pioneering unit supports first-rate patient care: state-of-the-art facilities equipped with the very latest technology, comfortable surroundings and a cutting-edge air monitoring system guaranteeing the best laboratory conditions.
The RI Witness management system tracks and records patient samples at each step of the ART process, and acts as a safeguard, to help you maintain peace of mind from day one.
Our multidisciplinary team, composed of highly-trained specialists, is fully committed to the individual needs of each and every couple and thoroughly opts for the treatment applicable to their case.
Under the supervision of Dr. Gloria Calderon, the leading embryologist of the world’s largest IVF Center “IVI”, we feel absolutely confident that we are ready to fulfill our vision: to become an Assisted Reproduction benchmark for couples all around Europe.
Each case is unique. Our comprehensive treatments are carefully tailored to the needs of the individual, guaranteeing the best possible results. It is not about making miracles. It is about helping nature take its course when it cannot do it on its own.
In Vitro Fertilization (VF): Involves uniting the ovum with the spermatozoon in the laboratory in order to fertilize the ovum and obtain embryos for transfer in the mother’s uterus.
Intrauterine Insemination (IUI): The procedure of placing the sperm directly into the uterus, prepares in advance in the laboratory makes egg fertilization easier.
Egg Donation: A process whereby a woman uses oocytes from a donor to fulfill her desire of becoming a mother.
Sperm Donation: A voluntary act through which an anonymous healthy male with very high quality semen donates some of it, so that an infertile couple can fulfill their dream.
Surrogacy: If the medical condition of a woman makes a pregnancy impossible or dangerous for her, then another woman gets pregnant and gives birth to the first woman’s child.
Fertility Preservation: Offers women the possibility of postponing motherhood to those wishing to do so or to cancer patients.
Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICS): An advanced technique, combined with IVF, where a spermatozoon is directly inserted into the ovum under microscopic guidance. It is used in cases of severe male infertility.
Oocyte Cryopreservation: A modern technique that involves vitrification of a determined number of mature eggs from a woman. It constitutes an exceptionally and more efficient technique than traditional cryopreservation.
Magnetic-activated cell sorting (MACS): It allows the spermatozoa with the best characteristics to be selected for use in Assisted Reproduction treatments.
Time-lapse: Allows the embryo cell division to be viewed on a monitor in real time, capturing moments from the beginning of life.
Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD): The screening of specific genetic and chromosomal alterations in embryos, in order to ensure that children are born free of hereditary diseases.
Pre-implantation Genetic Screening (PGS): The technique of removing one or more cell from an in vitro fertilized embryo to test for overall chromosomal normalcy.
Advanced Genetic Test: Allows us to minimize the transmission of genetic diseases to our children.