Frequently Asked Questions

Summit Dermatology is proud to provide our patients with a safe and effective way to control discomfort and anxiety during cosmetic treatments with the PRO-NOX Nitrous Oxide Delivery System.

What Is Pro-Nox?

It is a pneumatically driven gas system designed to deliver a safe mixture of 50% Nitrous Oxide and 50% Oxygen to adult and pediatric patients for the relief of pain and anxiety during cosmetic procedures.  It has been used around the world in labor and delivery for decades, and now it is available for all cosmetic treatments at Summit Dermatology, Laser Surgery & Aesthetic Center.

How Does It Work?

PRO-NOX is an inhaled analgesic controlled by the patient during cosmetic treatments.  You breathe in the oxygen and nitrous oxide mixture and it takes effect in seconds, offering you immediate relief from pain and anxiety and allowing for quick recovery.

Patients control the amount of gas inhaled to allow maximum comfort during treatment.  Studies have shown that this is a non-addictive alternative for pain management.

What Treatments Can Be Used With Pro-Nox?

PRO-NOX can help you relax during almost any cosmetic procedure, including:

  • Ultherapy
  • Sculpsure
  • Injectables
  • Tattoo removal
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Microneedling
  • PRP
  • Laser treatments
  • And more!

What Are The Benefits Of Pro-Nox?

There are many benefits of using PRO-NOX during cosmetic treatments, including:

  • Patient control – inhale as needed during the treatment.
  • Immediate relief from pain and anxiety.
  • Short duration of effect. The nitrous oxide clears the body within minutes.
  • Due to short duration, you can drive yourself to and from procedures.
  • Non-invasive and easy to self-administer.

At Summit Dermatology, we are committed to offering our patients the latest cosmetic advancements in a safe, relaxed, and comfortable environment.  Contact Summit Dermatology to schedule your consultation.

If you have any questions or comments, or if you want to learn more about the services we provide, please call us at 360.918.8101 . For a consultation, or to setup an appointment click here.

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