Dr. Antariksh Mohta, Dr. Pradeep Dindore, Dr. Mahesh Dalvi, Dr. Milind Sabnis


Aim: To compare topical anaesthesia with peribulbar anaesthesia in manual small incision cataract surgery
Materials & methods: 100 patients were take into study out of which 50 were given topical anaesthesia(group A) and 50
were given peribulbar anaesthesia (group B). Preoperative and intraoperative blood pressure, pulse were measured. Pain was assessed at the time
of giving anaesthesia in both groups using Wong Baker Faces Pain Rating Scale.
Results: There was no signicant difference in preoperative and intraoperative blood pressure and pulse between two groups. In Group B there
was signicant reduction in intraoperative pulse and systolic blood pressure as compared to preoperative. More number of patients suffered pain
in Group B as compared to Group A.
Conclusion: Cataract surgery can be safely performed with topical anaesthesia with minimal pain and suffering to patients and no complication
with good visual outcome


Topical, Peribulbar, Anaesthesia, Topical Versus Peribulbar Anesthesia

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