Sperm freezing


Advance science is enabling people to save their egg, sperm, and embryo to conceive in future. Sperm freezing can be done with both traditional method and fortification method. However, vitrification is considered best to prevent degradation of the quality of the cell. Vitrification is the most advanced cryopreservation technique and is an efficient one too. It uses a high concentration of cryoprotectant to solidify the sperm like glass without formation of ice crystals that can cause damage. It is the best way to conserve the sperm cells so that conceiving can be made easy in future. Several medical treatments like cancer can affect your ability to conceive and preserving your sperm with this technique can help you with parenthood in future.

Why store sperm?

  • You can store your sperm for sperm banking so that anyone else can use the donor sperm
  • The couples who want to undergo infertility treatment and male partner finds it difficult to ejaculate in time for a sample which can further stop the process. So, the sperm is stored prior
  • If you have gone through surgical method to remove sperm from testes (TESA), you can save it for future
  • Before vasectomy
  • Prior to complex medical treatments like cancer

Who should undergo this procedure?

If you have any serious medical problem then before treatment you can save your sperm to conceive in future with IVF treatment. Also, if you think that you don't want a child now, but you can think of having in future, you can save your ability by sperm freezing.