Topical anesthesia for cataract surgery: a population-based perspective.

  title={Topical anesthesia for cataract surgery: a population-based perspective.},
  author={Eva I M{\"o}nestam and M Kuusik and Lillemor Wachtmeister},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  volume={27 3},
PURPOSE To analyze the anesthetic regimen and sedation in a population-based cohort of unselected cataract surgery cases operated on with the goal of maximizing the percentage of patients with topical anesthesia and no sedation. SETTING Department of Ophthalmology, Norrlands University Hospital, Umeå, Sweden. METHODS This prospective observational population-based study comprised all patients having cataract surgery during a 1 year period at 1 institution. Data were collected from the… CONTINUE READING