What is cryotherapy?
Cryotherapy since the time of Egyptians; known as ice cream, snow or cold treatment. It is used in the treatment of diseased tissues in this region.
Why is Cryotherapy Treatment applied?
The rate of recurrence in warts after cryotherapy treatment is lower. Good responses are obtained in the treatment of sunspots. Fast and easy to apply. This treatment is cheap and safe. Does not require anesthesia. It does not require restriction in normal life, sport activities and working life after the procedure. There is very little risk of bleeding after the procedure. Cosmetic results are good. Can be used in pregnant women.
How is cryotherapy treatment done?
The gas to be used in the freezing process in the applied area, causes the tip of the probe to cool extremely by passing through the probe. The cell is destroyed with the effect of cold, pure water inside and outside the cell is transformed into ice crystals. Cryogenic substances such as solid carbon dioxide (dry ice), -190 °C liquid nitrogen, fluorocarbon and nitrous oxide are used for this purpose. Cryocoter with silver or copper active substance will be applied to the area to be applied cold.
Cryotherapy treatment is used in the treatment of diseases?
It is possible to treat many tissue lesions with cryotherapy. Cryotherapy is one of the most effective solutions for treatment of wart, treatment of molluscum contagiosum, sun spot treatment, keloid treatment, seborrheic and actinic keratosis treatment, actinic keratitis treatment, dermatofibromal treatment and basal cell skin cancer.
What are the side effects of cryotherapy treatment?
After cryotherapy treatment, pain, swelling and fluid collection may occur at the site of application. Therefore, patients should immediately use analgesic and anti-inflammatory drugs.
How long does cryotherapy treatment last?
The duration of the result depends on the location of the lesion, its depth and size. Warts in the hand, face and genital area can heal in 2-3 sessions.
What do our Dermatology Doctors Tuğba Türe and Eda Tiftikçi say about cryotherapy treatment?
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