By Doug Brunk, Skin & Allergy News Digital Network

Patients reported less or a comparable amount of pain during needling roller treatment for upper lip rhytids when lidocaine was delivered with a jet-phoresis system, compared with an application of Emla 5% cream, results from a small study of 20 patients showed.

During a poster session at the annual meeting of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, researchers presented results from a study designed to compare administration of lidocaine with the jet-phoresis system, compared with the topical cream for pain control in patients scheduled for needling roller procedures for upper lip rhytids.


[Source: Skin & Allergy News]