The Effect of Topical Anesthetic Using Lidocaine 2.5%/Prilocaine 2.5% Versus Lidocaine 7%/Tetracaine 7% Cream on Patients' Pain and Operative Experience During Treatment With QSwitched 532nm Laser
This study will conduct a split-face and -body randomized control trial to compare lidocaine 2.5%/prilocaine 2.5% topical anesthetic (LPTA), lidocaine 7%/tetracaine 7% topical anesthetic (LTTA), and placebo vechicle (PV) on patients' pain perceptions with Q-switched 532nm laser for the treatment of lentigines and/or photorejuvenation.Subjects will fill out a pain score on a visual analog scale (VAS) with 0 being no pain and 10 being most pain after each treatment area is completed.
• Patients who have moderate lentigines and/or photodamage and desire laser toning.
• Females 25-65 years of age.
• In good health.
• Have Fitzpatrick phototype I-III.
• Willingness and the ability to understand and provide informed consent and communicate with the investigator/study staff.