4 Remarkable Advantages of Tumescent Anesthesia Technique

The tumescent anesthesia technique was developed by the American dermatologist, Dr. Jeffrey A. Klein in 1987. He is the author of Tumescent Technique: Tumescent Anesthesia & Microcannular Liposuction, a useful resource on all aspects of the tumescent technique. It covers a broad range of topics, ranging from step-by-step procedures to successfully perform this procedure, to postoperative care measures, and to possible complications.

The Advantages of Tumescent Anesthesia Technique
Wondering how this can benefit you? Alliance Cosmetic Centerlists 4 advantages of the tumescent anesthesia technique.

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