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Verrucca treatment for feet using Cryotherapy in Beaconsfield, Cookham, Berks


Verruca treatment in Beaconsfield, Bucks

A verruca is a contagious virus that is a harmless small tough lump on the surface of the skin, which are found most commonly on the fingers and the feet.  They can disappear on their own but can sadly remain on an area of the body for many years unless they are treated professionally. Treatment at Skin Revision will involve medical- grade CryoPen cryotherapy.

A CryoPen treatment would involve freezing the Verrucas with jets of targeted nitrous oxide at minus 89 degrees. . This kills the vessel causing it to die and eventually fall off.  The removal of a verruca is not usually funded by the NHS (GP / doctor), but is available at our verruca clinic in Beaconsfield.

from £95


Can children have treatment for a Verruca?

We can treat children for Verrucas from the ages of 6 years old to 17 years old provided we  parent or guardian of the child is present during the treatment.

The treatment can be as long as 30 seconds to perform and there is minimal discomfort other than a freezing sensation at the point of contact on the verruca.

It is common for a second or even a third treatment to be necessary, especially for the larger and more established verrucas.  Treatments would take place in about three-week intervals.

Who performs the treatment?

Jacqui Bannister is a multi-award winning senior skin specialist and owner of Skin Revision.

You will find Jacqui to be knowledgeable, caring and empathetic to your needs or those of your child. She will take time to discuss the treatment process, any discomfort that may be felt and what precaustions to take following treatment.


Verrucca treatment for feet using Cryotherapy in Beaconsfield, Cookham, Berks

from £95


Recommended treatment(s): 

Procedure Time

30 minutes

Back on Your Feet




Sensitivity Time



Varies – depending on severity

Results Duration

Permanent although can return

Number of Treatments

Possibly a few treatments

Full Recovery

Yes after final treatment

Potential Risks

Possible sensivity for some days


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Cryotherapy treatment?

Cryotherapy is the procedure and means intense freezing. Nitrous Oxide is realised at speed onto the affected Verruca. The Cryotherapy destroys the affected area due to the low temperature of the freezing.

How many treatments will I need?

It is normal for multiple treatments to be needed. If the verruca is large or has been established for many months, it will take longer for the verruca to be destroyed. Sometimes 4 treatments may be required.

Is the Verruca treatment painful?

With a sharp 20 second burst of nitrous oxide freezing at minus 89 degrees, a certain amount of discomfort can be felt on the targeted areas. Any pain will disappear immediately after treatment, as the area warms up.

How long before the Verruca disappears?

This depends on the size and age of the verruca. The older the verruca, then often the roots have developed further. This means that the die-off is greater and longer. However, after the initial treatment there should be a gradual or total removal of the said skin lesion.

Also, it will depend on the age of the person having the treatment. A young persons body will disperse of the verruca, post treatment, quicker than a more mature person. The lymphatic system works much quicker on those who are younger.

How safe is the CryoPen cryotherapy treatment.

CryoPen is a medical-grade pen that emits nitrous oxide at intense freezing pressure. It is used around the world by doctors and hospitals for verruca, wart, keratosis and other such non-surgical treatments. It is a very safe procedure. However, like all non-surgical treatments, there is alway a risk and any aftercare advise should be adhered to.

It cannot be guaranteed that after the success of your first treatment to remove your verruca, that you will not get another verruca in another place on your body, or even the same place.