Intravitreal injection anesthesia--comparison of different topical agents: a prospective randomized controlled trial.

@article{Yau2011IntravitrealIA,
  title={Intravitreal injection anesthesia--comparison of different topical agents: a prospective randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Gary L. Yau and Christopher S Jackman and Philip L. Hooper and Tom G. Sheidow},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2011},
  volume={151 2},
  pages={
          333-7.e2
        }
}
PURPOSE To compare the anesthetic effectiveness of 3 topical agents used for intravitreal injections. DESIGN Randomized, triple-armed, double-blinded, prospective, single-centered trial in patients receiving intravitreal ranibizumab for neovascular age-related macular degeneration. METHODS Patients were randomized 1:1:1 to receive 0.5% tetracaine hydrochloride drops and a 4% lidocaine pledget (n = 31), 0.5% tetracaine hydrochloride drops alone (n = 31), or 4% cocaine (+ epinephrine 1/100… CONTINUE READING

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