Comparison of retrobulbar analgesics for evisceration.

  title={Comparison of retrobulbar analgesics for evisceration.},
  author={Ari Giligson and Peter J. Dolman and Frank V Buffam},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={18 4},
PURPOSE To determine whether postoperative pain and nausea after evisceration surgery is better controlled with intraoperative retrobulbar ethanol or bupivacaine. METHODS Prospective, randomized, clinical trial. Eleven patients undergoing evisceration surgery by two surgeons over a 6-month period for blind, chronically painful eyes were randomly allocated in two groups. One group (5 patients) received prophylactic retrobulbar 95% ethanol injections; the control group (6 patients) received… CONTINUE READING

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