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 language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine|
|Publisher||Springer-Verlag London Ltd|
|Number of pages||7|
|ISBN (Print)||0857292811, 9780857292803|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2011|
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