Pupil dilation with intracameral lidocaine during phacoemulsification: Benefits for the patient and surgeon

@inproceedings{Nikeghbali2008PupilDW,
  title={Pupil dilation with intracameral lidocaine during phacoemulsification: Benefits for the patient and surgeon},
  author={Aminollah Nikeghbali and Khalil Ghasemi Falavarjani and Ahmad Kheirkhah},
  booktitle={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2008}
}
Topical and/or intracameral administration of anticholinergic and/or sympathomimetic mydriatic agents which are usually used for pupillary dilation during cataract surgery, have some disadvantages such as slow onset of dilation and adverse ocular and systemic effects. We evaluated intracameral injection of preservative-free 1% lidocaine without using any preoperative or intraoperative mydriatics to induce pupil dilation in 31 consecutive eyes scheduled for phacoemulsification cataract… CONTINUE READING
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