Cryopen treatment

Cryopen has been in development for 13 years and is the most cutting-edge and advanced cryosurgical tool on the market today. 

The pen employs linear compression cooling technology that does not necessitate handling hazardous cryogenic gases and liquids.

It has been designed to eliminate the following skin abnormalities:


How it Works?

Cryopen treatment is a quick, effective, and safe way to destroy undesirable skin flaws.

The Cryopen is an FDA and CE registered cryotherapy treatment breakthrough that uses enhanced cryo treatment.

Pen-like, the tool sprays liquid nitrous oxide (N2O) at minus-127 degrees Celsius under high pressure, giving the therapist millimetre accuracy.

As a result, N2O can be delivered directly to the treated area without damaging healthy tissue.

Duration of treatment:

The type and size of the lesion will determine how long the treatment will last and how many treatments you will need before seeing results.

However, the treatment procedure only takes 2 to 30 seconds for a typical, superficial, benign lesion.

When can I expect to see results?

You will likely see results in 1 to 6 weeks after starting treatment. Many lesions can be treated in one session and will not need further care.

In some cases due to the size and type of lesion you may be advised to another treatment to eradicate any leftover signs of the lesion.

Is the procedure painful?

Upon reaching the root of the lesion, the nitrous oxide will provide a slight sensation on the skin.

There may be some residual stinging for a few minutes following the process, and the area may be mildly irritating for around 10 minutes.

The intense cold has an anaesthetic effect on most patients.

Is there a difference in the area following treatment?

The area freezes and becomes white during treatment. Flushing occurs after the white area thaws, and the area turns red and a weal forms.

The weal may turn into a blister within 2-24 hours of being frozen; however, this is quite rare.

A crust develops typically over lesions after 10 to 14 days.

The skin will subsequently mend itself as a result.

After a few weeks, the skin may seem lighter or pink. Leg lesions often take a little longer to heal than other areas of the body.

Larger lesions may develop a second crust, extending the healing time.

You should avoid picking at the crust, as this might cause scarring.

You should dress any areas prone to rubbing or discomfort with a plaster.

Will there be scarring?

Rarely. Hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation are known to come and go in the aftermath of the Cryopen treatment.

It typically takes a few months to see the effects pass.

Individuals with darker skin tones are more likely to develop pigmentary change.

What areas can be treated?

Many types of benign skin growths, including viral warts, seborrhoeic keratosis, and other benign lesions, can be treated using cryotherapy.

However, a correct diagnosis is required before treatment since we will not treat any malignant lesions.

Your GP will tell you if a lesion looks suspected of skin cancer, and you should seek their guidance.

Is the treatment permanent?

Cryosurgery is a permanent solution for most skin defects.

A shorter freeze time and a repeat procedure may be necessary for more delicate areas, such as the eye area, to get a result with the least amount of damage to the surrounding skin.

Several treatments are required to achieve the desired results when treating a deep lesion.

Is the treatment safe?

The Cryopen is CE and FDA approved, and the established safety of the treatment is renowned.

The CryoPen has a lower risk of complications than many other treatments and methods.

N2O is given directly to the affected area and does not affect the healthy tissue surrounding it.

What are the side effects?

Inflammation of the skin’s tiny nerve endings can cause numbness or hypersensitivity when exposed to freezing temperatures.

In most cases, these symptoms will subside with time.

The Cryopen treatment is non-invasive and relatively low-risk.

As the skin heals, the region may become darker (hyper-pigmentation) or lighter (hypo-pigmentation).

Darker pigmented skin can take longer to regain its colour.

Who is not suitable for treatment?

Our CryoPen procedures are quick, efficient, and relatively risk-free.

However, it may not be appropriate for people with other conditions such as collagen and autoimmune disease, rheumatoid arthritis, individuals previously treated with dermal fillers in the treatment area, and pregnant women.

We will assess any contraindications during your telephone consultation.

Is the treatment suitable for darker complexions?

Individuals with very dark skin may want to avoid cryosurgery as this procedure destroys skin pigment-producing cells, resulting in lighter skin.

Can I have treatment throughout the summer?

We can perform Cryopen treatments throughout the year; however, an SPF50 must be applied at least 30 minutes before sun exposure and reapplied every 4 hours during the summer months.


Contact us Today

Cryosonic invites you to contact us today! We can get to know you better, understand what you hope to accomplish, and determine whether or not you are a good candidate for Cryopen treatment.