Liquid nitrogen

  • Cold ice treatment used to treat surface abnormalities ranging from spots that are safe (eg. seborrheic keratoses, skin tags), warts,  pre-cancers (actinic keratoses) to ones that are dangerous (some skin cancers), This is achieved by varying the time of application of treatment where shorter times are used for more surface and safe spots.
  • The effects are: pain, redness, possible blistering within 1-2 days.
  • Risk of complications include: infection, scarring, persistent pigmentary change (too dark or too light).