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Removing Skin Lesions

I am proud to have spent my time and energy learning how to effectively treat benign lesions using Cryotherapy. To offer this to my clients is so rewarding, a service I know will be greatly appreciated.


Why did I choose Cryotherapy?


Cryotherapy has been used by doctors and nurses for years. Now the NHS has stopped offering these services because they have deemed them purely cosmetic and not a health priority for the NHS.

There are other ways to treat some lesions, such as home remedies or alternatives. These kind of treatments require a lot of dedication and patience and will not always prove successful. Sometimes home treatments can also leave scarring. Advanced electrolysis is a professional service that can be performed by a trained electologist. It uses short wave diathermy to cautorise the lesion. This is a heat treatment so a numbing cream could be applied to help reduce the pain sensation of the treatment.

Cryotherapy is the freezing of the lesions, therefore a far reduced pain sensation, it numbs the area as it treats. With its freezing temperature it is a completly sterile treatment from start to finish. Trusted for so long by health professionals for me it was the best option.


What skin lesions are we treating?

Those benign lesions that catch, bump, rub on clothing, seat belts, bra straps, those areas of friction that create excessive skin growth. The damaged pigmented skin cells from excessive or prolonged uv exposure. The little lumps under the skin or permanently visible red spots. Virus growths.


SKIN TAGS

MILIA

PIGMENTATION

CHERRY AGNOMIAS

WARTS

VERRUCA



What to expect from the treatment.

You will first require a consultation to ensure the lesion/s you are concerned about are safe to treat. In some circumstances you may be required to take a consent form to your GP in order to confirm the safety of a lesions, or even where it maybe questionable about the type of lesion it is.

We will consult on how your skin generally heals, if you are in well health and any medications you may be taking that could effect the treatment.

The treatment will be explained to you and we will confirm how and which lesions we will treat in a session. You will be required to sign a consent form to provide permission for the treatment to go ahead. This will be required for each visit treating new lesions. Photographic evidence will also be taken to track the progress of the lesion

This will be kept compliant with gpdr and only shared with your permission.


Aftercare

There is little aftercare with this treatment. However an aftercare leaflet or digital copy will be given to you. The general healing mark is 6 weeks. You may see some change in the lesion immediately or within a few days. Some may not see a change for a few weeks.

Larger lesions may require several treatments but these can only be performed after the 6 week window. Each type of lesion may have a different effect of healing and regeneration process.

It is best to stick to your usual skincare routines and avoid heavy exfoliation, picking or scratching the area.

Straight after the treatment the area may feel itchy, this is the natural histamine response. This is not to be touched, compressed nor protected. A blister can be a result of the skins response to the treatment, they will be superficial and heal quickly. They must be left alone and open to the air. Avoid popping a blister so the skin can heal beneath. If they do pop or look prone to infection they can be covered during the day but it is essential to let the skin air at night. It is important you let me keep track of the progress. I have added the digital aftercare below.


Spf50 is a minimum requirement when treating pigmentation lesions. To be used daily and onwards to avoid re pigmentation. Especially as the skin underneath may at first appear pink for a while, this is the new vulnerable skin. I stock spf 50's in salon so do not leave without one. Foundation and tint spfs will not have enough protection coverage.


Any re treatment required can only be performed after 6 weeks.


How many can you treat?

In one session up to 6 lesions can be treated,

this will depend upon the size of the lesions. A freeze time of 30 seconds is set as the maximum time in one visit.

It is important not to over trigger the immune system allowing us to maximise the healing g and repair process. Larger areas will be treated over several sessions.


I have several verrucas why do you only treat one at a time?

All veruccas and warts come from the human papilloma virus. Being a virus it is often seen that treating the first or larger lesion will trigger the body's immune response and kill the virus thus others in turn. Each Verruca will take 30 seconds to freeze.


Not sure if it's a wart or skin tag or a mole?

Any un certain lesions will need to be looked at and diagnosed by your GP. As a therapist I cannot diagnose. It is always safer to have it checked first. Let me know first and I will ensure you have a treatment consent form to present to your GP. GP's are more than happy to see your skin concerns and appointments are never wasted just to ask about these alone.



I offer a free consultation so book an appointment or feel free to ask me on your next visit.






These images show the progress of a skin tag removal. Before, after a few days the tag has turned black and the skin dying back. After the fresh pink skin is still yet to heal and needs spf protection during this phase.

Accumalative sun damage on the back of the hand.

Photo taken a few days after taken from client showing the patches darkened.


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