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Using epibulbar and intrachamber anesthesia in combined cataract and glaucoma surgery

Poster Details

First Author: E.Kuzmenko RUSSIA

Co Author(s):    S. Zhuykov   I. Zapuskalov   N. Isaikina        

Abstract Details


To explore the possibility of epibulbar and intrachamber anesthesia during phacoemulsification combined with non-penetrating deep sclerectomy


: Siberian State Medical University


15 min before the operation - Epibulbar instillation of 0,5% Proxymetacaine for a three times By tunneled incision in the anterior chamber was administered 0.1 ml of 0.5% Bupivacaine and 0.1 ml of 2% Lidocaine solutions and then performed phacoemulsification and non-penetrating deep sclerectomy.


By described procedure was operated 60 eyes. All patients have no complaints of pain and discomfort during surgery and postoperative period. Operation time was about 15-20 minutes. The postoperative period was uneventful.


You can use this type of anesthesia in combined cataract and glaucoma surgery.

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