All those who go for anti-wrinkle treatment, skin needling and other such cosmetic injectables will find the new device invented by a cosmetic physician in Miamito be very interesting. The new device, called the Ouchless Needle, makes these treatments almost pain-free.
What is the Ouchless needle?
Ouchless needle is an attachment for syringes. It ejects an instant refrigerant on the area to be injected just before the insertion of needle. This refrigerates the skin over the injectable area and cuts down the sensation of the needle penetrating the skin. This makes the whole injection procedure more comfortable for the client.
These needles are disposable and the refrigerant is known as a vapocoolant. It is a convenient alternative to ice and numbing creams, which are currently used to reduce localized pain from cosmetic injectables. The device can be used for a number of cosmetic procedures like dermal fillers and hair transplants.
The Ouchless Needle stands apart from the other numbing agents
This needle makes it easier for people who have a needle phobia to get cosmetic treatments done. The effect of vapocoolant spray, which provides the numbing effect, is similar to other numbing methods. Other commonly used numbing techniques include a mixture of local anesthetics, creams and ice. The Ouchless needle takes effect immediately, eliminating the need for the client to wait. The numbness, bruising and swelling that these other methods sometimes cause can also be minimized with this product. It is a better alternative to numbing procedures that involve the administration of cold air blasts, which can be quite uncomfortable for the client.
Models available in the market
Ouchless Needle was launched in the market for the first time in July 2011. There are presently three models available. Emerald is clear green, Sapphire is clear blue and meant for shorter syringes, and Topaz is clear pink and is meant for dermal injections and other basic neurotoxins. The Ouchless Needle cartridge is easily detachable and can be attached from one syringe to the other.
The product is commonly used for anti-wrinkle treatment, dermal fillers and lidocaine injections. The Sapphire and Emerald models yield about 18 sprays at 0.5 seconds per spray and last for up to two years. The Topaz model yields 19 sprays at the same rate. The popularity of the product is growing rapidly especially in cosmetic clinics and skin treatment centers.