Two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled studies evaluating the S-Caine Peel for induction of local anesthesia before long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser therapy for leg veins.

@article{Chen2003TwoRD,
  title={Two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled studies evaluating the S-Caine Peel for induction of local anesthesia before long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser therapy for leg veins.},
  author={John Z. S. Chen and Macrene R Alexiades-Armenakas and Leonard J. Bernstein and Laurie G S Jacobson and Paul M Friedman and Roy G Geronemus},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2003},
  volume={29 10},
  pages={1012-8}
}
BACKGROUND Topical anesthetics are valuable tools for many dermatologic procedures. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of S-Caine Peel composed of 1:1 (wt:wt) mixture of 7% lidocaine and 7% tetracaine in the induction of local anesthesia before long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser therapy for leg veins. METHODS Two randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trials were performed. In study 1, 60 adults received S-Caine Peel and placebo cream for 30 or 60 minutes. Efficacy was evaluated by… CONTINUE READING

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