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IontoBuddy / Lidocaine Iontophoresis Unit

IontoBuddy
IontoBuddy

IontoBuddy is a lidocaine iontophoresis system that addresses patient pain and anxiety before a needle procedure. Lidocaine iontophoresis is an FDA approved, needle free way to numb the injection site, using the common numbing agent lidocaine and a mild electrical current. Other iontophoresis units currently on the market do not account for the patient's emotional state, leaving them pain free but stressed. For young patients, IontoBuddy's friendly features, cuddly nature, and illumination capabilities comfort and distract young children, making them feel safe and secure while numbing the injection site.

University

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, United States

Design

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, United States

Hanna Tsuhara