Last updated on June 2019

Virtual Reality in Plastic Surgery: Pain Control and Augmented Satisfaction


Brief description of study

The study is looking at whether wearing a virtual reality device will help reduce pain and anxiety during minor procedures

Detailed Study Description

Patients who are undergoing minor plastic surgery procedures will be assigned to either wear a virtual reality device or to listen to music of their choice. Patients will still get the standard lidocaine/novocaine numbing agent. Patients will be asked questions about their anxiety level and pain level. Heart rate and blood pressure will be monitored as measures of anxiety and pain.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03914937

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Robert Packer Hospital

Sayre, PA United States
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