I had my 2nd session today. Numbing cream (lido + tetra?something) was applied for 45 minutes and I was asked to wash it off in the restroom. There was no hot/warm water so the ice cold water made it really hard to take off the numbing cream but I did the best I could. It's now 4 hrs post treatment and I have very defined areas on cheeks that look as though I was never treated w/ ematrix. My cheeks have the grid marks but only in certain spots so I'm worried the laser/RF didn't penetrate appropriately.
Can numbing cream impact the effectiveness of EMATRIX?
Doctor Answers 4
Skin prep before eMatrix
NO. In fact it can help.... just as long as it is removed prior to treatment.
Dr Davin S. Lim
EMatrix and Numbing Cream
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