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

Dr. Steven Salva's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). His professional affiliations include Riddle Hospital, Crozer-Keystone Health System, and Urology Health Specialists (UHS), LLC. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Salva trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for his residency. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He has received the following distinction: "Top Doctors" in Urology, Main Line Today. Dr. Salva's practice is open to new patients.

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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's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, uveitis, and macular hole. Dr. Maguire is professionally affiliated with Abington Health, Lankenau Medical Center, and Chestnut Hill Hospital. United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Maguire accepts. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Wills Eye Institute. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs.

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

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
819 Baltimore Pike
Glen Mills, PA

Dr. William Bonney's specialty is pediatric cardiology. Dr. Bonney is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Cooper University Health Care. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Cryosurgery, Ablation, Pacemaker, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Electrophysiological Study

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

Dr. Kurt Muetterties is a medical specialist in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Muetterties is in-network 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, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. He has received the distinction of "Top Doctors" in Radiology, Main Line Today. He is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , Cryosurgery

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

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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.