Discover the Power of Lidocaine: Your Pain Relief Ally

HI SIS is leading the way in making electrolysis as comfortable as possible in Honolulu. Today, we’re diving into the world of lidocaine, a popular local anesthetic that’s a game-changer in pain management during procedures like electrolysis. Understanding how lidocaine works will help you have a more pleasant experience.

What is Lidocaine?
Lidocaine is a local anesthetic commonly used in various medical and cosmetic procedures to numb a specific area of the body, ensuring you feel no pain during the treatment. It’s the hero behind the scenes, making procedures from dental work to electrolysis more bearable.

How Does Lidocaine Work?
When it comes to blocking pain, lidocaine is like your body’s own personal security guard. It temporarily blocks the pathway of pain signals along nerves. Lidocaine stops the nerves from sending pain signals to your brain, which means you won’t feel the usual discomfort associated with procedures like electrolysis. Think of it as putting a ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign on your nerve pathways.

Duration of Effectiveness
One of the common questions we get at HI SIS is, “How long does lidocaine last?” Typically, the numbing effect of lidocaine can last about 30 minutes to a few hours, depending on the formulation and the area treated. This duration is generally sufficient for most sessions of electrolysis, ensuring you can undergo treatment comfortably without lasting numbness.

Other Information About Lidocaine
It’s essential to consider a few points when using lidocaine:

  1. Allergy Check: Always inform your practitioner about any allergies you have. Lidocaine, like any other medication, could cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals.
  2. Side Effects: Although rare when used correctly, side effects can include redness, swelling at the application site, or, in very rare cases, more serious effects like dizziness or breathing difficulties.

Why Choose HI SIS for Pain-Free Electrolysis?
Located in the heart of Honolulu, HI SIS is your go-to spot for beauty treatments that embrace the latest in pain management technology. Our skilled professionals are trained to apply lidocaine effectively, ensuring your comfort while you achieve the smooth, hair-free skin you desire.

Our commitment to your comfort and our use of effective pain management solutions like lidocaine mean you can enjoy a more comfortable treatment experience.

Before Making an Appointment:

  1. Lidocaine appointments can only be made in-person or telephone and requires full payment for the injection upfront.
  2. Insurance does not cover these injections.
  3. Please remember that all previous policies, including late or no-show policy still applies.
  4. You may schedule sessions for one or more hours at a time.
    • More than two hours incurs an “extended appointment” fee, starting at $200 and goes up from there.
    • In you are self-pay you will be required to pay a deposit for the appointment in addition to the cost of the injection.
    • There is also a waitlist that you can join also.
  5. First come, first serve only with limited availability.
  6. Please contact your primary care provider to ensure you are eligible for the injections.
  7. Yes, you do have sign the consent EVERY TIME.

If you have any questions please contact me via email at [email protected].

Total Cost of Lidocaine Injections will be $50/per session or $125/per month for 4 injections ($75 off). Injections do not roll over each month.

Please remember that this blog post is for informational purposes only and does not replace professional medical advice. Always consult with a healthcare provider for advice tailored to your health circumstances.

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