Local Anaesthetic

Local anaesthetic is an pharmacological agent that is injected either into the immediate area that is to be treated, so only numbing a tiny area or can be used in a regional block which involves numbing a larger area.The area will be completely painless afterwards.

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In minor surgery it is common place to use lignocaine with adrenaline as this helps minimise any bleeding during the surgery. Very rarely people can feel their heart race or feel a bit faint which passes in a few minutes. This used frequently by dentists so if you have not had a reaction when a having any tooth treatments then you are unlikely to have any issues. Agaiin this is why is it important to have a thorough medical consultation and any local anaesthetic injected in a medical setting.

Anaesthetic injections are also available without adrenaline and are used for surgery on the fingers and toes as well as for anyone who is sensitive to adrenaline. Most anaesthetics work within 1-2 minutes and last for 1-3 hours.

Anaesthetic creams such as EMLA are also available for less invasive skin treatments and provide a good numbing effect.

All our doctors will discuss your best options for you to ensure the most comfortable procedure possible.

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Shane M

Dr. Vardy was extremely accommodating to my requirements of which I remain entirely grateful for her upmost assistance in undertaking two facial moles which effected my confidence for much too long. Thank You & To Your Wonderful Staff

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Helen F

I have had botox and fillers done with both Dr Todman and Dr Vardy. Previously been to other clinics, but have to say Cosmedics is London's best! Nobody knows I have even had it done, my friends asked if I had been on holiday? Thank you Cosmedics I would highly recommend.

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Michael K

Dr was really kind, procedure over quickly. Thank you. :)

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Suzy G

It was great - nice & quick!

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Madeleine

Excellent treatment by Dr. Todman, very competent and friendly - recommend!

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Aubrey

Saw Dan, very reassuring as I was very nervous. Would highly recommend and would not hesitate to return for further treatment

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Jenny

Dr Rhys Stevens removed a mole on my lip and I would just like to thank him so so much, I have dealt with my mole for years and never had the confidence to sort it out. I use to be bullied over it and my confidence was extremely low because of it. I couldn't even talk about it to anyone. So to go to a clinic and get it removed was a massive step for me. Dr Rhys Stevens made me feel very relaxed as well as the nurse assisting him and I cannot express how impressed I am with it. Even straight after I was impressed with how it looked, I expected it to look a lot different. It's now been nearly 2 weeks and I'm able to put make up on over it. I hope he is able to read this and anyone thinking about having anything similar done I highly highly recommend them. Thank you again this will change my life massively. Jenny

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Stephanie M

Well explained and friendly.

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Lauren T

The Dr was very knowledgeable and explained all scenarios as I had a rather large mole on my face. Very quick and painless. Now just to wait and see the results!

Posted 3 weeks ago

Thomas

Wow!! It was so quick and easy , Jennifer was so nice and removed the mole in about 10 minutes thank you so much :))

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