Vertical diplopia following peribulbar anesthesia: the role of hyaluronidase.

  title={Vertical diplopia following peribulbar anesthesia: the role of hyaluronidase.},
  author={Nicholas G. Strouthidis and Sivaprasad Sobha and Lumina P Lanigan and Christopher J Hammond},
  journal={Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus},
  volume={41 1},
PURPOSE To estimate the incidence of vertical diplopia following peribulbar anesthesia in otherwise uncomplicated cataract surgery and to establish whether the use of hyaluronidase in the peribulbar injection mixture affected the likelihood of this complication. METHODS Nine hundred forty consecutive phacoemulsification procedures using peribulbar anesthesia were retrospectively reviewed to identify cases of postoperative vertical diplopia. Case notes were reviewed to establish the nature and… CONTINUE READING

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