Aqueous humor lidocaine concentrations in topical and intracameral anesthesia.

@article{Behndig1998AqueousHL,
  title={Aqueous humor lidocaine concentrations in topical and intracameral anesthesia.},
  author={Anders Behndig and Christina Lind{\'e}n},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={24 12},
  pages={
          1598-601
        }
}
PURPOSE To assess aqueous humor lidocaine concentrations in 2 common regimens of topical anesthesia and after intracameral injection of the anesthetic agent. SETTING University hospital eye clinic. METHODS Twenty patients having routine cataract surgery were randomized into 3 groups: 1 given 3 drops of lidocaine 4% before surgery; 1 given 6 drops; 1 given 3 drops plus an intracameral injection of 0.1 mL lidocaine 1%. Lidocaine concentration was measured in aqueous humor samples taken before… CONTINUE READING