Effects of Ketamine on Facial Appearance



Before and After the 3-day, 4-hour Ketamine  Infusion

February 6, 2009






Many patients and their families comment about changes in facial appearance following treatment with ketamine. Dr. Karpas (above) noted changes her facial appearance associated with improved pain thresholds in the left upper extremity (below).

The patient’s clinical outcome and treatment plan was document in a video recording. The patient was provided a copy of the pre-treatment and post-treatment videos.

Other examples of changes in facial appearance:


...Escalating dose patients  

...Ketamine coma research subjects




April 17, 2009

Second 3 day, 4 hour Ketamine Infusions