HOW DOES CRYOPEN WORK?
CryoPen works by using the technology of cryotherapy, where cryo means extremely cold. During the treatment, a high-pressure jet of nitrous oxide is directed to the targeted lesion with millimeter accuracy. Nitrous oxide provides cold energy. This source of cold eliminates unwanted skin tissue without damaging the surrounding healthy tissue.
Before the application of CryoPen, its tip reaches a temperature of -89°C. This extreme cold creates a thermal shock at the lesion where the gas is directed. This drop in temperature crystallizes the fluid in the treated cells and turns them into ice shards. As a result, the skin lesion gets destructed because the membrane that surrounds the treated cells ruptures.
The cold penetrates the lesion at 1mm per 5 seconds, so for example, a 2mm lesion is treated for 10 seconds with nitrous oxide gas.
CryoPen treatment can be performed with different applicators size, that has various nitrous oxide cartridge capacity. It all depends on the type and size of the unwanted skin lesion.
WHAT CAN CRYOPEN TREATMENT ADDRESS?
CryoPen can address benign superficial skin lesions. More severe lesions must be examined first by qualified doctors, before treating them with CryoPen.
This treatment can be used on the face or scalp to effectively address:
- Skin tags
- Milia (small, raised, white bumps usually around the eyes, on the cheeks, nose or eyelids)
- Cherry angioma
- Age (liver) spots
- Warts (viral verrucae)
- Plantar warts
- Seborrheic warts (painless and wart-like lesions that are raised and rough)
- Water warts (contagiosum)
- Sun spots (solar lentigo)
- Other types of pigmentation
- Condyloma (anal and genital warts)
- Moles and birthmarks (popular nevi)
CryoPen procedure is safe for all patients who are generally healthy, including young adults and children.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THE CRYOPEN TREATMENT?
Cryotherapy is a wonderful alternative to more invasive skin lesion elimination treatments. It is a completely safe and fast procedure that brings great results.
CryoPen is an advanced procedure that is absolutely precise and targets only the lesion. It doesn’t harm the surrounding healthy tissue. Since the CryoPen applicator is very precise it can treat lesions from 1 to 10 millimeters in size. It can be safely used on the patient’s face, scalp and body.
The treatment is only mildly uncomfortable and usually doesn’t require anesthesia or numbing cream. It can be done at any time of the year even during summer. If the treatment is performed in summer, the patient just needs to apply a high SPF to protect the skin from overexposure to the sun.
CryoPen treatment is completely sterile and it doesn’t require incisions and sutures. It doesn’t cause bleeding or infection.
The patient can get flawless and clear skin fast with effective CryoPen treatment.