Cryopreservation Technology & Laboratory Security

At the Fertility Center of California our state-of-the art cryopreservation center provides safe and secure long-term embryo storage with advanced freezing and thawing technology. Our security system is top-notch with multiple check points to ensure the safety of sperm, eggs, embryos, and tissue for years to come. Learn in-depth about our laboratory security and state-of-the-art technology:

Laboratory Security

The laboratory has a biometric entry system using finger-print scanning technology which provides access only to qualified laboratory scientists and physicians. The laboratory is also outfitted with motion detector alarms and monitored under 24 hour surveillance for added protection.

Monitoring Cryopreservation Equipment

The safety and security of patients’ reproductive tissue is our number one priority. All of our storage tanks are inspected daily and replenished with liquid nitrogen to make sure they are in the best condition possible. The storage tanks operate independently of electricity, therefore power outages will have no effect on the safety of cryopreserved sperm, eggs, embryos and tissue.

Alarms on our storage tanks alert us of any temperature fluctuations to prevent the tanks from even coming close to temperatures outside of the optimal range for cryopreservation. Staff is on call 24 hours a day in case of an emergency in our laboratory (though there has never been one).

State-of-the-art Technology

We use state-of-the-art cryopreservation technology including 100% vapor-phase storage techniques which eliminates any possibility of infectious disease transfer that might be possible with liquid phase tanks. This technology is completely independent of electricity and around-the-clock monitoring provides the highest possible degree of safety. We use the most advanced freezing and thawing technology to give our clients the best possible chance of getting pregnant in the future.

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