Sperm Banking

Sperm banking might be considered as a reasonable alternative to vasectomy reversal in the unlikely event that the individual wishes to father children in the future in a patient considering a vasectomy.

- Purchase the semen analysis/storage kit to be mailed to your home
- Provide sample and mail back to the lab
- The lab will freeze and store your sample 
- Work with the lab directly to ship your sample to your fertility clinic when you are ready!

 

Stored sperm can be used for many fertility procedures including IVF (in vitro fertilization), ICSI (Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection), and IUI (Intrauterine Insemination). 

Cost of semen analysis/storage for 5 years: $889

Each additional year: $140

There will be a one-time extraction fee to remove your sample from the storage facility and a shipping fee associated with the move from the facility to your designated clinic.

Contact our office directly and we will send you a sperm storage kit to perform in the comfort of your home.

 

Summary

While vasectomy reversal success rates are good, reversals don't always result in sperm return to the semen. Cryopreservation (preservation by freezing) of semen before a vasectomy can alleviate concerns about the permanency of vasectomy and the possibility of reversal failure.  While most vasectomy candidates will never use their stored sperm, they may get as much peace of mind from knowing "it's there" as they do from any other insurance policy.