Forbes recently ranked the most experienced egg freezing clinics in the U.S. Among the 238 ranked clinics performing transfers of previously frozen eggs into patient’s wombs, Houston Fertility Institute ranked Top 5 in the nation.
Forbes’ list, based on data in the CDC’s recently released Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Success Rates Report, included 22 egg freezing clinics in Texas. Houston Fertility Institute was the only one ranked in the Top 45.
The second most experienced clinic in Texas reported 16 cycles using frozen eggs. Houston Fertility Institute reported 119.
That’s not surprising, considering the egg freezing program at Houston Fertility Institute has been successfully practicing longer than many other fertility centers in the U.S. With this level of experience, Houston Fertility Institute is able to achieve pregnancy and live birth rates from frozen eggs that approach rates similar to fresh IVF cycles.
About Egg Freezing at Houston Fertility Institute
Egg freezing at Houston Fertility Institute is provided as an option for fertility preservation. Many women choose to delay pregnancy for various reasons, including to first pursue their careers. Some women want to preserve their fertility due to health reasons, such as a cancer diagnosis. (Read about fertility preservation for cancer patients.) Egg freezing makes this possible.
During the egg freezing process, a woman’s eggs are extracted, frozen and stored for later use. The process involves minimal testing to assess the number of eggs in the ovary, plus fertility medication to stimulate the ovaries. Read more about egg freezing at Houston Fertility Institute.
HFI’s egg freezing program also provides donated eggs for patients who are unable to have children using their own eggs and need the assistance of third party reproduction. Houston Fertility Institute is one of only a few centers in the entire country with its own fully functioning donor egg bank.
If you are looking for one of the country’s top egg freezing clinics, Houston Fertility Institute offers 12 locations in the greater Houston area. Contact us for additional information and to schedule an appointment.