Topical anesthetic for eMatrix procedures
The timing of the anesthetic cream depends on the particular type of cream that is used. Typical is approximately 20 minutes or longer.
Yes, it really depends on the numbing cream and the vehicle. We use 23/7 lidocaine and tetracaine in a gel. This give great numbing, especially after 40 minutes. This is our default Fraxel laser and fractional laser gel as well eMatrix. Great gel- made by pharmacist Andy Tran from myskinpharmacy.com.au
Dr Davin Lim
the type of numbing cream and patient sensitive’s time can vary. In my office
numbing time is a minimum of 30 minutes, but patients have requested to numb
longer and some have even requested to not numb at all. Consult with your Board
Certified Dermatologist to see what the office protocol for numbing for Ematrix