Intracameral phenylephrine to prevent floppy iris syndrome during cataract surgery in patients on tamsulosin

@article{Gurbaxani2007IntracameralPT,
  title={Intracameral phenylephrine to prevent floppy iris syndrome during cataract surgery in patients on tamsulosin},
  author={Avinash Gurbaxani and Richard B. Packard},
  journal={Eye},
  year={2007},
  volume={21},
  pages={331-332}
}
PurposeTo describe the use of intracameral phenylephrine to prevent the floppy iris syndrome seen in patients who are on the drug tamsulosin for benign prostatic hypertrophy, during cataract surgery.SettingPrince Charles Eye Unit, King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, Berkshire, UK.MethodSeven patients who were on systemic tamsulosin for benign prostatic hypertrophy received intracameral phenylephrine before capsulorexhis during their cataract surgery.ResultsThere was a significant reduction in… CONTINUE READING

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