EXPAREL Controls Pain After Surgery Without Opioids
At Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Specialists South Carolina, we use a medication called EXPAREL to help control pain after surgery, promoting a healthy recovery that is not dependent on opioids.
EXPAREL is used by numbing the area where surgery is performed. It slowly releases a medication (local anesthetic) called bupivacaine. This slow, targeted release enables EXPAREL to provide long-lasting pain relief after surgery with just one dose. Even though everyone experiences pain differently, most patients who receive EXPAREL have demonstrated pain relief during the first few days after surgery. It can provide relief for various types of surgery, including wisdom teeth removal and jaw surgery.
Benefits of Long-Lasting Pain Relief With EXPAREL
Alongside being treated by our caring and professional team at Barefoot Oral & Facial Surgery, you can expect to encounter these types of benefits when being treated with EXPAREL:
- It is not an opioid and is not addictive, which means there is no risk of withdrawal.
- It is a one-dose medication that your doctor uses during surgery, so there are no follow-up doses.
- It is clinically proven to reduce the amount of pain during recovery, which means you can wait to fill any pain prescription medications until you truly need it, saving you money.
Dr. Matthew Barefoot wishes for all of his patients to have a smooth and speedy recovery, and utilizing the most relevant medical advancements such as EXPAREL allows improved safety and care to patients.
EXPAREL in Mount Pleasant, SC
We proudly offer EXPAREL to our patients because it counters the risk of narcotic dependencies and helps to ensure a smooth recovery with as little discomfort as possible. For more information or to schedule a consultation, please contact our office today. You can also visit the official EXPAREL website to read more information and clinical studies.