Principles of Cryotherapy

Dan S. Gombos, Kayla Walter

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Cryotherapy (or cryosurgery) is the technique of precise freezing and thawing of undesirable tissue resulting in cell death and regression. It is a highly effective technique available to the ophthalmologist for local control and eradication of various intra-and periocular tumors and can serve as an alternative or adjunct to other methods such as surgical excision or radiotherapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationClinical Ophthalmic Oncology
Subtitle of host publicationBasic Principles, Third Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9783030044893
ISBN (Print)9783030044886
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Cryoprobe
  • Cryotherapy
  • Retinal hemangioblastoma
  • Retinoblastoma
  • VHL

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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