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Cryosurgery in Seattle, WA

Cryosurgery in Seattle, WA

I was very pleased to have their office accommodate me since I was a new patient and got to see the doctor that week once I had my referral. Staff is awesome. Dr. Wu gave me the correct cream to heal my eczema and within two days my skin was back to normal. I would recommend this office to anyone who has skin issues. – JULIE B. M.

Cryosurgery is a popular treatment method for warts and other skin conditions. At North Sound Dermatology, we offer cryosurgery to patients in Seattle, Everett, and the surrounding areas, who may benefit from the procedure.

What is Cryosurgery?

Cryosurgery, also called cryotherapy, is the application of extremely cold temperatures to treat skin conditions. It uses liquid nitrogen, approximately -321°F, which can be sprayed on or applied directly using a Q-tip or other instrument.

What is Cryosurgery Used For?

Cryosurgery can be used to treat a range of skin conditions, including pre-cancers, seborrheic keratosis, warts, molluscum, age spots and more. Cryosurgery usually only requires one treatment, although for skin conditions such as warts, multiple treatments may be necessary.

What Can I Expect from the Procedure?

Cryosurgery is a relatively quick procedure that can take a few seconds to a few minutes depending on the skin condition being treated. An anesthetic cream may be applied to minimize discomfort, although it is a fairly tolerable procedure. The treated area will peel away within a few weeks.

To schedule your cryosurgery procedure or learn more about what it can treat, contact us today. North Sound Dermatology offers cryosurgery to patients in Seattle, Everett, and the neighboring areas. Learn more about our insurance information.