Ovarian drilling is a laparoscopic procedure performed as a fertility treatment for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
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Here is how an ovarian drilling procedure works:
Ovarian drilling is a last resort procedure in most cases with PCOS. Additionally, it comes with a risk of reducing the number of eggs and initiating early menopause. Hence, it is important to have an open discussion and consultation with your doctor before deciding on the procedure. Ovarian drilling may regularize your cycles for the long term, or even improve your responsiveness to fertility medication. But, it many cases it is not a permanent solution.