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

Dr. Steven Salva practices urology (urinary tract disease). He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Dr. Salva accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Doctors" in Urology, Main Line Today. Dr. Salva is affiliated with Riddle Hospital, Crozer-Keystone Health System, and Urology Health Specialists (UHS), LLC. He welcomes 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 is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Maguire's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include macular degeneration, uveitis, and macular hole. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Wills Eye Institute. He has received distinctions including Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs. Dr. Maguire's professional affiliations include Abington Health, Lankenau Medical Center, and Chestnut Hill Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , cryopexy

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 is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Bonney is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Rush University Medical Center.

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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 an interventional radiologist and diagnostic radiologist in Glen Mills, PA, Upland, PA, and Chester, PA. He is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. After attending the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Dr. Muetterties completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of "Top Doctors" in Radiology, Main Line Today.

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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.