Does New Intralesional Cryotherapy Treatment for Keloids Work?

This new treatment is being launched in the US by using cryotherapy coupled with a probe to be inserted into the keloid, does this work after one treatment?

Doctor Answers 2

Keloids on the body can be treated with cryotherapy

Cryotherapy definitely is an option for keloids, although not always the first option.  I use the cryotherapy option alongside IIT, lasers, and pressure treatment as a therapy for keloids. 

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Intralesional cryotherapy and keloid treatment

There are always new options for kelod scars and I predict this will be similar to all prior treatments that have made similar claims in the past. Keloid scars a response to injury. It is very likely that intralesional cryotherapy will induce an injury that will cause eventual growth of the keloid. Stay tuned!

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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