Oocyte Freezing

Dr. Chandana Lakkireddi

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Oocyte Freezing

Cryopreservation is a technique in which organelles, tissues, cells are stored at low temperatures to maintain their vitality. It is used to preserve sperms, eggs, and embryos for the process of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) or infertility treatments. The sperms, oocytes, embryos are usually thawed and cryopreserved to be used in the fertility treatment cycle.

IVF is a technology used for the treatment of infertility and gestational surrogacy.

Oocyte or Egg cryopreservation:

Oocyte cryopreservation method is used to save women's ability to get pregnant in the future. This helps to preserve eggs to ensure a healthy pregnancy. The preserved eggs and preserved sperms are thawed and combined in the labs and the embryo formed and then transplanted in the uterus during the IVF cycle.

In this technique, the fertile or matured oocytes are harvested from the ovaries and stored using cryopreservation for the future.

Oocyte Freezing

Procedure :

Oocyte preservation has the following steps.

Ovarian stimulation-

It is used to stimulate the ovary to produce multiple eggs.

Eggs retrieval-

The eggs are retrieved from the ovary of women.


The vitrification techniques are used for the freezing procedure. It is also known as rapid freezing.

After retrieval of eggs, they are treated with Cryoprotectants to prevent cells from injury. It is preferred over slow freezing because it reduces the chance of injury to the cell and increases the survival rate of the eggs by freezing and thawing.

For more information about Oocyte or Egg Cryopreservation consult today with the best IVF and Infertility treatment Clinic in Hyderabad, Dr. Chanadana Lakkireddi IVF Clinic.


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