Ocular perforation during peribulbar anaesthesia

@article{Gillow1996OcularPD,
  title={Ocular perforation during peribulbar anaesthesia},
  author={J. T. Gillow and Rajesh K. Aggarwal and Graham R. Kirkby},
  journal={Eye},
  year={1996},
  volume={10},
  pages={533-536}
}
Six cases of ocular perforation after peribulbar anaesthesia are reported. They were referred to our vitreo-retinal unit from other hospitals over a 6 week period. Some recent reports of ocular perforation with peribulbar anaesthesia suggest a good prognosis. In this series all six required surgical intervention and most cases associated with a retinal detachment had a poor outcome. This study highlights the dangers of ocular perforation and emphasises the need for supervised training of… CONTINUE READING

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