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There can be many advantages to undergoing surgical procedures, such as blepharoplasty (eye lift), under local anaesthetic.
Although local anaesthetic creams, gels and sprays are available for certain minor procedures, for surgery we use an injection of a local anaesthetic to numb the area to be operated on.
You may feel a little discomfort as the injection is being given, but during the procedure, you will of course feel no pain in the treated area at all, and it will feel completely numb.
As the anesthetic wears off, post-procedure, you may feel a slight tingling and there may be minor bleeding or bruising at the site of the injection, but depending on the amount of local anesthetic administered, the numb sensation will wear off within 90 minutes.
The advantages of undergoing some cosmetic, surgical procedures in this way are as follows:
I perform a variety of operations in this way, and suggest it as an option to many of my patients.
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Thanks to the author of this blog Mr. Vadodaria, who has had extensive training in plastic surgery in the United Kingdom.
He completed his higher surgical training in plastic surgery and was awarded FRCS (Plastic Surgery). He has been on the specialist register of the General Medical Council since 2004 (Registration Number 4386421).
Mr Vadodaria has presented more than 90 papers at national and international plastic surgical congresses. He has innovated new instruments, simulators and plastic surgical techniques, which are published in peer-reviewed plastic surgery journals.
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