The effect of treatment with topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with and without intraoperative epinephrine on the maintenance of mydriasis during cataract surgery.

@article{Gimbel1989TheEO,
  title={The effect of treatment with topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with and without intraoperative epinephrine on the maintenance of mydriasis during cataract surgery.},
  author={Howard V. Gimbel},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1989},
  volume={96 5},
  pages={585-8}
}
The author conducted a six-group, randomized, clinical trial to compare the relative efficacies of use of preoperative topical Ocufen (flurbiprofen), or Indocid (indomethacin, Indocin), with and without concurrent intraoperative epinephrine treatment; epinephrine treatment alone; and placebo in maintaining surgical mydriasis produced by preoperative administration of phenylephrine and cyclopentolate before cataract intraocular lens (IOL) surgery. Two hundred sixteen cases were randomized to… CONTINUE READING
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