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Egg Freezing2024-05-20T08:35:57-06:00

Egg Freezing & Embryo Freezing in Menlo Park, CA

Serving San Francisco Bay Area

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Welcome to CCRM Fertility of San Francisco, where we provide state-of-the-art egg freezing and embryo freezing services to help individuals preserve their fertility options. We understand the importance of family planning and offer comprehensive solutions to empower you on your fertility journey. Our compassionate team is dedicated to providing personalized, state-of-the-art care and support throughout the process.

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Understanding Egg & Embryo Freezing in Menlo Park, CA

Egg freezing (also known as oocyte cryopreservation) is a revolutionary technology that allows women to preserve their eggs at their current quality and age. This procedure involves carefully extracting mature eggs from the ovaries and freezing them for future use. Embryo freezing, on the other hand, involves fertilizing the eggs with sperm to create embryos before freezing them. Both options allow individuals to preserve their fertility for various reasons, ensuring that they have viable options for starting a family when the time is right.

The Top Reasons to Freeze Your Eggs

At CCRM Fertility of San Francisco, we understand that every individual’s journey is unique. There are several reasons why individuals choose to freeze their eggs:

  • Future Family: Many female partners choose to freeze their eggs to have the flexibility of starting a family at a later stage in life when they are ready emotionally, financially, or personally.
  • Cancer: Women undergoing cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation, may face a risk of infertility. Freezing eggs before cancer treatments and other Oncofertility services can provide them with the opportunity to have biological children in the future.
  • Transgender Pregnancy Options: Transgender individuals who wish to transition may opt to freeze their eggs before starting hormone therapy or undergoing surgeries that can affect their fertility. This allows them to preserve their genetic material and have biological children in the future.
  • Premature Ovarian Failure (POF): Women with conditions like premature ovarian failure or diminished ovarian reserve may choose to freeze their eggs to increase their chances of having biological children in the future.
  • Surgeries: Individuals who are planning to undergo surgeries that may impact their fertility, such as removal of ovaries or reproductive organs, may choose to freeze their eggs or embryos as a proactive measure.

The Egg Freezing Process at CCRM Fertility of San Francisco

At CCRM Fertility of San Francisco, we provide a comprehensive and individualized approach to the egg-freezing process. Our experienced team will guide you through each step, ensuring your comfort and understanding.

Preparing for Your Egg Freezing Consultation

The journey begins with an initial consultation at our CCRM Fertility Clinic in Menlo Park, CA. During this consultation, we will discuss your medical history, perform a thorough fertility evaluation, and address any questions or concerns you may have. We will work closely with you to develop a customized treatment plan that aligns with your goals and preferences.

Ovarian Stimulation and Monitoring

The next phase involves ovarian stimulation, where you will receive hormonal medications to promote the growth and maturation of multiple eggs. Our team will closely monitor your progress through ultrasound imaging and hormone-level testing to ensure optimal results.

Egg Retrieval Procedure

When your eggs have reached the desired maturity, we will perform the egg retrieval procedure. This is a minimally invasive procedure performed under sedation to ensure your comfort. Using ultrasound guidance, a thin needle is inserted into the ovary using ultrasound guidance, a thin needle is inserted into the ovaries to carefully collect the mature eggs. The procedure typically takes about 15-20 minutes and is performed in our state-of-the-art facility at CCRM Fertility in Menlo Park. Our skilled and compassionate medical team will ensure your safety and comfort throughout the procedure.

Egg Freezing and Storage

After the retrieval, the collected eggs are immediately transferred to our laboratory, where they undergo a specialized freezing process called vitrification. This technique ensures that the eggs are preserved in a state that maintains their quality and viability. The frozen eggs are then carefully stored in our secure cryopreservation facility.

The CCRM Fertility San Francisco, we prioritize the safety and security of your frozen eggs. Our laboratory facilities are equipped with advanced technology and adhere to the highest quality standards to ensure the long-term preservation of your precious genetic material.

Post-Egg Freezing Considerations

Once your eggs are successfully frozen and stored, our team will provide guidance on the next steps. Whether you choose to use frozen eggs in the future for assisted reproductive treatments like in vitro fertilization (IVF) or decide to pursue other options, our experts will be there to support and guide you along the way.

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Finding the right fertility doctor is not always an easy task when you are looking for a fertility clinic in San Francisco Bay Area that can accommodate your needs. The doctors at CCRM Fertility of San Francisco have a great deal of experience with different fertility issues and we feel confident that we can find a solution that will be best for you.

Sunny Jun
Sunny JunMD
Li-Shei Lin
Li-Shei LinMD
Salli Tazuke
Salli TazukeMD
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Why Choose CCRM Fertility in Menlo Park for Egg Freezing?

When it comes to choosing a fertility center for egg freezing and embryo freezing, CCRM Fertility of San Francisco stands out as a trusted and renowned institution. Here’s why you should consider us:

Leading Expertise: Our team of Menlo Park fertility specialists consists of highly trained and experienced professionals who are at the forefront of reproductive medicine. We bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to ensure the highest quality care.

State-of-the-Art Facilities: Our clinic is equipped with advanced technologies and cutting-edge laboratory facilities to provide you with the best possible outcomes. We continuously invest in the latest advancements in fertility treatment to deliver exceptional results.

Personalized Approach: We understand that every individual’s fertility journey is unique. At CCRM Fertility of San Francisco, we take a personalized approach, tailoring our treatments to meet your specific needs and goals. We believe in open communication and collaborative decision-making throughout the process.

Supportive Care: Our compassionate team is dedicated to providing comprehensive support and guidance throughout your egg-freezing journey. We are committed to your emotional well-being and strive to create a nurturing environment where you feel heard, valued, and supported.

The Cost of Egg Storage & Future Treatments

At the CCRM Network Clinic in Menlo Park, CA, we believe that cost of egg freezing should not be a barrier to accessing fertility preservation options. We offer transparent and competitive pricing for egg storage and future treatments. The cost may vary depending on individual factors and treatment plans. Below you will find the estimated fees for egg freezing at CCRM. Testing and storage fees are not included in the costs.

Treatment Estimated Cost*
Initial Consult (Testing Not Included) $255 – $500
Medications $3,000– $10,800
Anesthesia $500– $1,400
Single Egg Freezing Cycle $8,335 – $11,900

In addition, we participate in several insurance plans and offer financing options for those not covered by insurance. 

FULLY IN-NETWORK INSURANCE PLANS

  • Aetna
  • Assure
  • Carrot*
  • Evicore
  • Future Family
  • Livestrong
  • Maven*
  • MOREHealth
  • Optum Fertility Solutions
  • Progyny*
  • Stork Club*
  • United Healthcare**
  • WINFertility*

Coverage varies based on your specific insurance plan. Please verify with your insurance company and/or employer to confirm if infertility services are covered under your plan.

*Carrot, Maven, Stork Club, WINFertility and Progyny fertility benefits vary based on your employer. All Progyny patients (new or existing at a clinic) must first call their Progyny Patient Care Advocate (PCA) for authorization before scheduling an appointment at CCRM. Please reach out to your care navigator with these companies prior to scheduling with CCRM Fertility.

**Exclusions apply, please contact us for insurance verification.

**CCRM Fertility of San Francisco is proud to be designated a United Center of Excellence/Optum.

PARTIALLY IN-NETWORK INSURANCE PLANS

Insurance plans that are partially in-network with CCRM only cover physician consults, in-office procedures, and ultrasounds. Partially in-network plans DO NOT cover services provided by Fertility Labs of Colorado, CCRM’s IVF Lab and Surgery Center, which include blood work, semen testing, IVF/Embryology procedures, and Surgery Center fees.

  • Anthem
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

CCRM Fertility of San Francisco is also proud to partner with Future Family. They offer flexible financing options to help pay for treatment, including 0% APR to low monthly payment plans*, that allow you to pay over 3 to 60 months. Future Family financing is also a smart alternative to high-interest credit cards. Prequalifying is easy and won’t affect your credit score.

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We now offer in-person and telehealth appointments.

CCRM Fertility of San Francisco, located in Menlo Park, CA, led by Drs. Salli Tazuke, Sunny Jun and Li-Shei Lin is dedicated to providing patients with industry-leading quality patient care and outcomes. The Menlo Park facility houses an all-inclusive center with an on-site clinic, surgery center, IVF laboratory and clinical laboratory. All preimplantation genetic testing is performed by CCRM Genetics Lab.

CCRM Fertility of San Francisco is proud to have clinical staff fluent in Mandarin, Spanish, Korean and Japanese available for translation with our non-English speaking patients.

CCRM San Francisco Main Center
1060 Marsh Road, 1st Floor
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone: (650) 646-7500
Fax: (650) 646-7501

Hours
Monday-Friday: 7:30am – 4:30pm

Extended hours for ultrasounds & labs
Weekend new patient appointments available

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