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Anesthesia for Laser Surgery

  • Voraphol Vejjabhinanta
  • Angela Martins
  • Ran Huo
  • Keyvan Nouri
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Abstract

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.

Keywords

Nerve Block Anesthetic Solution Hair Removal Port Wine Stain Laser Procedure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Voraphol Vejjabhinanta
    • 1
    • 2
  • Angela Martins
    • 3
  • Ran Huo
    • 4
  • Keyvan Nouri
    • 5
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous SurgeryUniversity of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologySiriraj Hospital, Mahidol UniversityBangkokThailand
  3. 3.University of Miami, Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  4. 4.Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous SurgeryUniversity of Miami, Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  5. 5.Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer CenterUniversity of Miami HospitalMiamiUSA
  6. 6.Clinics Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous SurgeryUniversity of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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