Cataract surgery management in patients taking tamsulosin: Staged approach

  title={Cataract surgery management in patients taking tamsulosin: Staged approach},
  author={Sridhar Manvikar and D. Allen},
  journal={Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery},
  • Sridhar Manvikar, D. Allen
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • PURPOSE: To demonstrate a progressive approach to the problems of intraoperative floppy‐iris syndrome (IFIS) in cataract surgery caused by tamsulosin. SETTING: Cataract Treatment Center, Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Sunderland, United Kingdom. METHODS: Thirty‐two eyes of 20 patients who were using tamsulosin had cataract surgery by the same surgeon using the same technique. Patients received standard preoperative eyedrops consisting of topical cyclopentolate, phenylephrine, and diclofenac. When… CONTINUE READING
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