Tagged: "anesthetic"

Are Laser Procedures Painful?

Before getting a laser treatment, patients usually want to know how it's going to feel. Generally speaking, lighter laser treatments feel like hot pinpricks or scraping, while...

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Who Will Administer Anesthesia?

Depending on the type of procedure-and the type of anesthesia-multiple people may be qualified to administer your anesthesia. Here, you'll find a guide to the health-care profes...

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Take Precautions With Topical Anesthetics

Laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, and other treatments available at medspas may come with an offer of a topical anesthetic, like lidocaine cream, for your comfort. However,...

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What To Expect With Anesthesia

Depending on the kind of cosmetic procedure you've chosen to undergo, different levels of anesthesia may be administered. Although each one is intended to decrease pain sensitiv...

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Liposuction With A Smart Twist

Liposuction is rarely just liposuction anymore. Technology in this area has expanded to include internal and external ultrasound to help break up the fat, lasers, and power-assi...

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Dental Care During Pregnancy

There are a number of normal activities you stop doing to maintain a safe pregnancy, but going to the dentist doesn't necessarily have to be one of them. A study published by th...

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Post-Op Pain Management

Some pain and discomfort following a surgical procedure are expected, and managing it is important for your well-being and recovery. With some procedures, where oral painkillers...

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Elevess Officially Ok’D

At the end of July, the much-anticipated filler Elevess, from Anika Therapeutics, received FDA approval for commercial sale. Like other hyaluronic-acid injectables, it is expect...

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Topical Anesthetic Awareness

Numbing cream is commonly used prior to laser and injectable treatments to help minimize potential discomfort. But how do you know if this step of the process is safe? First,...

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Non-Surgical Realities

Many procedures today are touted as "non-surgical," but the reality is that anything involving an incision or that creates a wound, no matter how small, is defined as surgery. ...

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