Cryotherapy is a technique of local freezing of the tissue for controlled destruction and removal of unwanted skin tissue.
Application of cold to minimize the pain of trauma and decrease inflammation is known since Ancient Egyptian time. Variety of cryogens like CO2 slush, liquid nitrogen are used to treat skin conditions such as warts, cystic acne, acne scars and few precancerous and cancerous skin conditions.
Cryogen is sprayed onto skin lesion for a specific time period. Cure rate is high and cosmetic results are excellent. All ages can be treated with cryotherapy. Multiple sessions maybe required to achieve desired results.