Emla is the world's most widely used anesthetic agent, over 200 million people have effectively treated with the cream to achieve fantastic results. For well over 2 decades, Emla have been used to numb the surface of the skin in preparation for procedures including needle insertions, blood tests and minor surgical procedures e.g. the removal of skin cancers and warts. It can now also be used to minimize the pain associated with vaccinations (immunizations), and minor superficial cosmetic procedures e.g. laser hair removal, waxing, dermabrasion, tattooing, piercing etc.