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FAQs about Fairfax FaceMatch™

October 19, 2016

What is Fairfax FaceMatch™? Fairfax FaceMatch™ uses the shape of facial features to find a resemblance between the photo you upload and the adult photos of our donors. Fairfax FaceMatch™ is based on technology that uses sophisticated mathematical formulas to compare two facial images. Once you select a photo from your hard drive and upload […]

FAQs about Fairfax Cryobank’s Waitlist

October 12, 2016

What is a waitlist? Waitlists are established when a specific donor does not currently have dose availability in any one preparation category. When the donor releases more units from quarantine, we contact as many patients as the release will allow at that time. We offer waitlists as a courtesy to our patients so that they […]

3 Essential Steps to Finding the Perfect Donor! (Step 3)

August 31, 2016

We recognize that this process may seem somewhat confusing and overwhelming. We have created the following three step guide taking you step by step through the ordering process. Step 3: Place your order Either you or your health-care provider may place an order. Before placing an order, please check availability online or by calling Client Services. […]

3 Essential Steps to Finding the Perfect Donor! (Step 2)

August 24, 2016

We recognize that this process may seem somewhat confusing and overwhelming. We have created the following three step guide taking you step by step through the ordering process. Step 2: Account set ups (for yourself and one for your physician) before buying donor semen For those ordering semen vials by phone for the first time, […]

3 Essential Steps to Finding the Perfect Donor! (Step 1)

August 17, 2016

We recognize that this process may seem somewhat confusing and overwhelming. We have created the following three step guide taking you step by step through the ordering process. Step 1: Choosing your donor match The Fairfax Cryobank Donor Search and the Client Services Specialists are useful resources to assist you in making your important donor […]

How to order sperm online?

August 11, 2016

I want to place an order, what are the steps I need to take before making a purchase online? Before placing an order your Licensed Physician/Practitioner must have established an account with us. Accounts are either set up as bill the physician or patient pre-pay. For physician bill accounts, the physician’s office places the order. […]

Information Overload

July 25, 2016

Blog written by laboratory staff IS When I first started working at Fairfax Cryobank 3 years ago I remember the sheer information overload that came with being trained as a laboratory technician. The memorization needed for lab tasks alone is extensive: volume adjustments when accounting for semen viscosity, minimum requirements for motility, morphology and concentration […]

Knowledge is Power

July 11, 2016

Blog written by laboratory staff DG Modern medical science has made incredible advancements in recent decades especially in the field of reproductive medicine. This is especially true in regards in genetic testing and the work done at Fairfax Cryobank when testing potential donors for genetic disorders. When I began working for the Cryobank, I was […]

What are a sperm donor’s motives?

June 30, 2016

You may have questions about your donor’s motivations to be in our program. Typically donors are college students or recent graduates who have an interest in helping others. Some are married and may even have children of their own. They do receive some compensation (usually about $500 a month) for their time and effort. They […]

ID Option Sperm Donors In Demand

June 23, 2016

In 2005, Fairfax Cryobank started a new program call the ID Option program in which new donors agree to release identifying information. We created this special category of donors because of the increased interest by families to have this option available. Identifying information, such as donor name and address, is shared only with the children […]