Who needs donor eggs?
Older women with age related fertility decline are the main group of patients who need donor eggs.
Some younger women have early ovarian failure or ovarian insufficiency where both their number of eggs and ovarian function are greatly diminished.
Single males also require donor eggs as part of fertility treatments.
Rare genetic conditions may require donor eggs.
Failed IVF cycles can be emotionally difficult to deal with, but may open doors to donor eggs.
Carriers of inheritable genetic diseases and known genetic illness