What you need to know about social egg freezing

The Ovita Centers for oocyte cryopreservation offer their patients the strictest confidentiality along with more than 30 years of experience in the field of reproductive medicine. Prof. Zech and his team have constantly pursued the fine-tuning of cryopreservation techniques and patented a special procedure called “VitriSafe”, thus setting new quality standards in laboratory work.

In addition, you will receive personal assistance and counseling that is tailored to your individual needs. This support will be provided by the responsible contact person at the center.

Treatment steps

1. Preparation:

Prior to the procedure of oocyte preservation, you are required to have a detailed consultation, undergo a gynecological examination and provide us with your hormone analysis and blood tests (infectious disease screening).

2. Ovarian stimulation:

A specific hormonal treatment will stimulate your ovaries to induce the maturation of several follicles. The follicular growth will be monitored by ultrasound to determine the optimum time for the egg retrieval procedure.

3. Egg retrieval:

The eggs are retrieved by means of a trans-vaginal, ultrasound-guided puncture. This procedure is rather short and will be performed under sedation.

4. Egg freezing process:

The retrieved oocytes will be cryopreservated using the egg-freezing technique “Vitrisafe” that has been developed and patented by us. This new technique involves the freezing and storing of the oocytes at a temperature of less than -190 ° C.

Ovita in your region

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Ovita Centers for Oocyte Cryopreservation
Tel: +41 71 950 1580

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