Does egg freezing damage the egg at all?

If an egg is frozen, wouldn't the freezing process damage the egg in some way?

Answers from doctors (2)


Southern California Reproductive Center

Published on Apr 27, 2015

Rarely does egg freezing damage the egg. Ninety percent of eggs thaw well and are viable. There are no studies that indicate that freezing damages the genetics of the egg either.

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Answered by Southern California Reproductive Center

Rarely does egg freezing damage the egg. Ninety percent of eggs thaw well and are viable. There are no studies that indicate that freezing damages the genetics of the egg either.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


South Florida Institute For Reproductive Medicine - Pembroke Pines

Published on Apr 27, 2015

That was always the problem before, that the eggs would not thaw out well. Now, with newer procedures such as vitrification, eggs freeze and thaw out very well.

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Answered by South Florida Institute For Reproductive Medicine - Pembroke Pines

That was always the problem before, that the eggs would not thaw out well. Now, with newer procedures such as vitrification, eggs freeze and thaw out very well.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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