Genetic counseling is important because there are so many new technologies available for patients to choose from and not every one is good for every patient. Today, you can have testing to see if you carry any one of many rare genetic disorders. Some genetic panels can screen hundreds of disorders. It is important that prior to having testing, you understand your options, costs and what the results will provide you with and in the event of abnormal results, what the next steps will be.
Genetic carrier testing