Non Surgical Aesthetic Specialists
Q1: What is Porokeratosis?
A1: Porokeratosis is a group of skin conditions characterized by abnormal keratinization, resulting in dry, atrophic skin lesions.
Q2: What are the symptoms of Porokeratosis?
A2: Porokeratosis typically presents as small, round patches on your skin with a well-defined, thread-like raised hyperkeratotic border.
Q3: How is Porokeratosis treated?
A3: While there’s no definitive cure, treatments such as topical applications, physical treatments like Cryopen, and surgical excision can manage and reduce symptoms.
Q4: Is Porokeratosis dangerous?
A4: While Porokeratosis itself isn’t harmful, it has the potential to transform into skin cancer. Therefore, it’s crucial to seek professional advice and treatment.
Q5: How effective is Cryopen treatment for Porokeratosis removal?
A5: Cryopen treatment has been proven highly effective in removing skin lesions, including Porokeratosis.
Q6: Does the Cryopen treatment cause pain?
A6: Most patients report minimal discomfort during the procedure1.
Q7: How many Cryopen treatments are needed for Porokeratosis removal?
A7: The number of treatments can depend on the size and depth of the lesions. Consult with your healthcare provider for a personalized treatment plan.
Q8: Are there any side effects to the Cryopen treatment?
A8: Some patients may experience minor side effects like temporary skin redness or blister formation. However, these usually resolve on their own within a few days