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Social freezing and preservation services
Nowadays, we are using a new, advanced method known as vitrification that offers greater effectiveness in achieving improved survival of the embryos and eggs as well as a better rate of implant, clearly shown by increases in pregnancy rates.
1. Embryo freezing
Primary we offer our patient to freeze embryos which we don’t use for embryotransfer. Often with IVF or ICSI, people have a number of unused embryos after their first cycle. Some people choose to freeze them for use in later treatment cycles. We advise to cryopreserve embryos for the following reason: 1) it gives them the option of using the embryos in future cycles; 2) if the treatment needs to be interrupted after egg collections; 3) if the patient has condition, or are facing medical treatment for a condition, that might effect the patients fertility.
2. Egg freezing
Egg freezing is a method of storing a woman’s unfertilised eggs to allow her to try to conceive at a later date, when natural conception would be unlikely. It may been seen as a way of preserving the possibility of fertility for women who are not in a position to becoming pregnant straight away, or whose fertility is as risk for medical reasons such as cancer treatment. Frozen eggs may be stored for many years without significant deterioration. When the woman is ready to use her eggs, they are warmed, and then fertilised with sperm. The aim is for the fertilised egg to develop into an embryo, which can then be transferred to the woman’s uterus giving a chance of pregnancy.
3. Sperm freezing
Cryopreservation of sperm if patient need to have treatment for cancer that may affect your fertility, this is the options available to ensure you can still have children in the future. Before chemotherapy or radiotherapy treatment, some of semen, containing sperm, can be frozen and kept. Men who have to travel overseas or work in dangerous situations may also want to have their sperm frozen for use in the future.