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Specializes in Urology
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Steven Salva is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Salva's professional affiliations include Riddle Hospital, Crozer-Keystone Health System, and Urology Health Specialists (UHS), LLC. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His medical residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Salva has received the distinction of "Top Doctors" in Urology, Main Line Today.

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All Interests: Cryosurgery, Laser Treatment

Dr. Joseph I Maguire, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
3855 West Chester Pike; Mlh Center In Newtown Square, Suite 260
Newtown Square, PA
 

Dr. Joseph Maguire is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, macular hole, and macular edema. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Maguire takes United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Wills Eye Institute for residency. Dr. Maguire has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs. His professional affiliations include Abington Health, Lankenau Medical Center, and Chestnut Hill Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cryopexy

All Interests: Cryopexy, Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Problems, Macular ... (Read more)

Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
300 Evergreen Drive; Crozer Medical Plaza, Suite 210
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Chad Brecher is a medical specialist in diagnostic radiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Brecher include varicose veins and venous insufficiency. He honors Medicare insurance. After attending Brown University, Alpert Medical School, Dr. Brecher completed his residency training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Brecher has received the distinction of "Top Doctors" in Radiology, Main Line Today. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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All Interests: Cryosurgery, Varicose Veins, Compression Fractures, Uterine Fibroid Embolization, Radiofrequency ... (Read more)

Dr. Ravi Dilip Patel, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Ravi Patel is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist in Springfield, PA, Glen Mills, PA, and Exton, PA. Dr. Patel's areas of expertise include the following: macular hole, diabetic eye exam, and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Aetna HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. For his professional training, Dr. Patel completed residency programs at the University of Chicago Medical Center and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. He is affiliated with Chester County Hospital, Abington Health, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Cryopexy, Eye Trauma, Diabetic Eye Exam, Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, Diabetic ... (Read more)

Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
300 Evergreen Drive; Crozer Medical Plaza, Suite 210
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Kurt Muetterties is a specialist in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. After completing medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Dr. Muetterties performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. He has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Doctors" in Radiology, Main Line Today. He is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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All Interests: Cryosurgery, Sclerotherapy, Varicose Veins, Uterine Fibroid Embolization, Radiofrequency Ablation, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine
176 S New Middletown Road; Suite 100
Media, PA
 

Ms. Carol Tanzio practices family medicine. In her practice, she is particularly interested in preventive care. She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Aetna HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Ms. Tanzio is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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All Interests: Cryosurgery, Preventive Care

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What is Cryotherapy?

Cryotherapy is the targeted use of extreme cold to destroy unhealthy or unwanted tissue. The doctor applies the cold on the skin or injects it through a needle to reach the inside of the body, where it freezes away the problem tissue. Cryotherapy is often used to remove minor skin problems such as warts or skin tags, and it is also used to treat some small tumors.

To achieve the cold temperatures needed for cryotherapy, liquid nitrogen or argon gas is passed through a tube, which becomes cold enough to freeze cells on contact. Alternatively, liquid nitrogen can be swabbed directly onto the skin or via a spray, which applies only a specific, small amount to the skin at a time.

Because the area treated is typically very small, cryotherapy is not usually painful. There may be a sensation of cold and possibly some slight discomfort. Cryotherapy is very fast and can easily be performed in a doctor’s office. It also doesn’t require stitches, because there is no cutting involved. These benefits make cryotherapy a good choice for many issues, including:
  • Common warts
  • Genital warts
  • Skin tags
  • Age spots
  • Some skin cancers
  • Cervical cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Retinoblastoma, cancer that occurs in the eye

Depending on the procedure, it usually takes three to four weeks to heal after cryotherapy. If it was done internally, you may feel sore or have a small amount of swelling the first day afterwards. If cryotherapy was performed on your skin, you will have a scab where your tissue was removed. Keep it clean and dry so it can heal.
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