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3 Doctor Answers | Asked by jeaneola in Bloomingdale, IL
We use BLT topical with and local blocks. Thank you for your question and good luck with everything.
Superficial treatments can be performed with topical anesthetic with or without systemic analgesics. When I do more aggressive treatments, I use oral sedation, analgesics, nerve blocks, tumensent anesthesia and in rare cases general anesthesia.
Most of our patients in Santa Rosa have fractional CO2 laser done with oral sedation and a local anesthetic cream. Sometimes a nerve block can be added, but most people do not need general anesthesia or even IV sedation. Best of luck