Cryo surgery implies destruction of diseased tissues by use of very cold producing substances. The implication is that cold produced tissue necrosis results in less scarring as compared to heat and chemicals.
It is a popular surgical procedure; almost every skin clinic is equipped with it. It implies destruction of a skin lesion with the use of an electric direct galvanic current or alternating high frequency current. Being electrical it is fairly well controlled as compared to chemical Cautery or cryosurgery.
Many modalities can resurface the skin to improve skin quality, to reduce age spots, soften fine lines and treat acne or other scars. Modalities include treatments with traditional dermabrasion, chemical peeling, laser resurfacing and micro dermabrasion.
Chemical peeling in used of a chemical solution in order to improve the skin appearance. It can reduce or eliminate fine lines under the eyes and around the mouth. It helps to reduce skin pigmentation and to treat the scars caused by acne.
Corticosteroids are the most potent and effective local anti – inflamatory medication available. Injection of small amounts of CORTICOSTEROIDS.(Triamcenolone acetonide , Hydrocortisone, Methylpredinosolone) into cutaneous lesions have advantage of achieving high local concentration with prolonged depot effects and no systemic side effects.
Wood’s lamp is considered as an important investigative tool in diagnosis of many dermatoses.