Semen freezing or Sperm Cryopreservation allows a man to preserve his fertility. Unfortunately, life is unpredictable and semen freezing can help a coupledeal smartly with fertility. Some of the potential situations where one may need to opt for sperm freezing are-
- Men detected with cancer, which needs chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Semen freezing comes handy before going for such therapies, because it can help in preserving his natural fertility. Also, to churn out future risks of infertility due to pelvic cancer, one can opt for semen freezing.
- If you want to go for certain pelvic or testicular surgeries such as Frenulectomy (removal of Frenulum of the penis to correct frenulum breve), Vasectomy (A surgical procedure of permanent male sterilization) or Penectomy (surgical removal of penis);semen freezing is the best choice to opt for before you move ahead with these surgeries. These surgeries are known to affect your future fertility.
- A man can opt for semen freezing if he is in high-risk occupation (such as Military) or sports (likeKickboxing), which puts him at physical risk of infertility due to potential injuries.
- Men with busylife, which require them being away from home or family for a long time (i.e. Military professionals, Professional hikers, Corporate Executives) may opt for semen freezing so that they don’t miss the chance of being a father.