Randomized clinical trial of the efficacy and safety of tropicamide and phenylephrine in preoperative mydriasis for phacoemulsification.

@article{Lam2003RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized clinical trial of the efficacy and safety of tropicamide and phenylephrine in preoperative mydriasis for phacoemulsification.},
  author={Philip T. H. Lam and Betty T M Poon and Wai-Kwan Wu and S. C. Chi and Dennis Shun-Chiu Lam},
  journal={Clinical & experimental ophthalmology},
  year={2003},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={52-6}
}
PURPOSE To compare the mydriatic effect and safety between different concentrations of tropicamide and phenyle-phrine in preoperative mydriasis for phaco-emulsification. METHODS Two hundred and seventeen consecutive eyes in the same number of Chinese patients undergoing phaco-emulsification under local or topical anaesthesia in a university-based eye hospital were analyzed. Patients were randomized into two groups by cluster randomization, each group receiving a different preoperative… CONTINUE READING