Corneal epithelial permeability after instillation of ophthalmic solutions containing local anaesthetics and preservatives.

@article{Ramselaar1988CornealEP,
  title={Corneal epithelial permeability after instillation of ophthalmic solutions containing local anaesthetics and preservatives.},
  author={J A Ramselaar and Johan P. Boot and Nicolaas J van Haeringen and Jaap A van Best and Jendo A. Oosterhuis},
  journal={Current eye research},
  year={1988},
  volume={7 9},
  pages={947-50}
}
The effect of the local anaesthetics oxybuprocaine (OBu) and tetracaine (Tetra) and the preservatives chlorhexidine (CH) and benzalkonium chloride (BAK) on corneal epithelial permeability was studied by fluorophotometry in normal human eyes. Five instillations of one drop ophthalmic solution of the compounds were administered to one eye at 2-minute… CONTINUE READING