Will I Need Pain Killers the Day of Deep FX Procedure?

What medication is given for deep fx

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Pain management for Deep Fx and Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing

Better clinical outcome usually derives from enhanced pain management during and after Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing such as Deep Fx because if the patient is not comfortable during the procedure, the planned protocol may not be able to be carried through its fruition. We typically provide topical numbing cream, nerve blocks, lorazepam, and Demerol shots during the procedure. Most of our patients do not need post-op pain pills and thus we do not prescribe on a routine basis.

Bay Area Dermatologic Surgeon
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Pain control with Deep FX

Amount of discomfort varies greatly from one patient to another. However, for most patients it is fairly uncomfortable for the first day or two, so we usually prescribe pain pills for this duration.

Stella Desyatnikova, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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