Perceived Pain during Cataract Surgery with Topical Anesthesia: A Comparison between First-Eye and Second-Eye Surgery

@inproceedings{Jiang2015PerceivedPD,
  title={Perceived Pain during Cataract Surgery with Topical Anesthesia: A Comparison between First-Eye and Second-Eye Surgery},
  author={Lin Jiang and Keke Zhang and Wenwen He and Xiangjia Zhu and Peng Zhou and Yi Lu},
  booktitle={Journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2015}
}
Purpose. To compare pain scores between first-eye and second-eye cataract surgery and to determine the affecting factors. Methods. 106 first-eye and 53 second-eye cataract surgery patients (mean age: 67 ± 13 and 69 ± 10 years, resp.) were enrolled. The patients completed simplified State-Trait Anxiety Inventory and visual analog scale (VAS) for anxiety… CONTINUE READING