Anesthesia for laser surgery

Voraphol Vejjabhinanta, Angela Martins, Ran Huo, Keyvan Nouri

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


A number of laser procedures such as laser resurfacing or tattoo removal are associated with some discomfort. Anesthesias provide a reversible loss of sensation and alleviate most of the discomfort. The techniques most commonly used are topical anesthesia and regional anesthesia with or without systemic analgesics and/or anxiolytics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers in Dermatology and Medicine
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9780857292810
ISBN (Print)0857292811, 9780857292803
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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