Not all topical anesthetics are alike

May 1, 2004

Waikoloa, Hawaii - The increase in the number of topical anesthesia options available mandates that dermatologists consider how they compare with respect to efficacy, safety, and patient convenience when selecting an agent to minimize the pain of a cutaneous procedure, said Dina N. Anderson, M.D., at the recent annual Hawaii Dermatology Seminar.