Sperm banks collect and store sperm. As part of this, a sperm bank laboratory analyzes semen samples, offers frozen sperm donor samples and provides long-term storage of semen. Learn more.
Sperm banking is not just for men that want to help couples with infertility, or individuals, conceive. Sperm banks also store sperm long-term for men who want to be sure that they will be able to have a child later on. Learn more.
There are several chromosomal abnormalities in sperm that can cause male infertility. A small study found that there may be a link to vasectomy reversals causing those abnormalities. Learn more here.
Some methods require surgeons to make a small incision to the scrotum, but the “no-scalpel” vasectomy is done without the need for incisions or a scalpel.
Sperm banking is the collection and storage of semen. In some cases it is done in order to preserve the sperm quality in men who are at risk of infertility. Learn more.
The method for reversing a vasectomy is called a vasovasostomy. Read more to compare the differences between one-layer and two-layer vasovasostomies.
Artificial insemination is where semen is introduced into a woman’s vagina (cervix) or uterus through means other than sexual intercourse. Learn more.
Testicular sperm extraction, TESE, is a technique for retrieving sperm from the testicles of men in order to help them father a child. Read more.
Like any surgical procedure, following your doctor’s instructions for recovery can help you return to day-to-day faster and reduce the risk of complications.
Vasectomy is a fairly non-invasive, quick and painless procedure that can be done in a doctor’s office. Still, it is not something that you should rush into.