anesthesia

Reduce Pain During Procedures

Reduce Pain During Procedures

Pain—and the fear of pain—is one of the key factors that discourages patients from undergoing injectable and laser treatments. But there are several steps physicians can take to reduce pain during noninvasive cosmetic treatments. Speaking at the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery conference in Phoenix, Kenneth Arndt, MD, of Skincare Physicians in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, shared the following strategies to make patients more comfortable during treatment.

Vibration Anesthesia Device

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Vibration Anesthesia Device

The Vibration Anesthesia Device from Blaine Labs uses the Gate Theory of pain to make injections more tolerable for patients without the use of topical or oral anesthetics and pain relievers. The vibrating device is held firmly against skin during injection and includes a bright LED light to illuminate the injection area. Contact: 800.307.8818, www.blainelabs.com.

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