Our expert says:
Hi Help, thank you for the question and my apologies for the long delay but I was away attending my London practice.
Your best option would be to consult a dermatologist who can examine the skin and advise you on the best treatment options. There are a number of reasons for excessively dry skin (xerosis) and the treatment is dependent on the cause.
From your description it seems that there may be a reaction to one of the anesthetic agents used and a simple corticosteroid and the use of Vaseline of the dry areas before anesthesia may be the answer.
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