Is cryotherapy painful?
Most people report only minor discomfort during cryotherapy. The freezing process can cause a stinging or burning sensation, but this typically subsides within a few minutes.
What is the recovery time for cryotherapy?
The recovery time for cryotherapy is usually short. Most people can return to their normal activities immediately after treatment.
What are the benefits of cryotherapy?
Cryotherapy is a safe and effective way to remove skin lesions with minimal risk of scarring or other complications. It is also a quick and easy procedure that can be done in the doctor’s office with little to no downtime.
What are the risks of cryotherapy?
As with any medical procedure, there are some potential risks associated with cryotherapy. These include:
– Pain or discomfort during the procedure
– Swelling, redness and bruising around the treatment site
– Infection at the treatment site
– Changes in skin colour around the treatment site
– Allergic reaction to the freezing agent (this is rare)
You should discuss any concerns you have about cryotherapy with your dermatologist prior to the procedure.
Will I need more than one cryotherapy treatment?
The number of treatments needed depends on the condition being treated. Some skin conditions may clear up after a single treatment, while others may require multiple treatments.
If you have any further questions about cryotherapy, please get in touch and schedule an appointment.