Clinical Reviews & Cases

Abstract

Anesthesia for Vitreous Surgery

Selim Emad, Selim Mazen, Auf Rehab.

Vitreoretinal surgery has become a common part of ocular surgery performed in most eye units in Western world. The frequency of such surgery has increased dramatically over the later couple of decades. This has called for measures to reduce hospital stays and more proper use of theater time. Anesthesia is one of the factors that can contributed effectively towards the previous two factors in addition to reduced health hazards to patients. Local anesthesia has been on the rise in different surgical procedures including vitreoretinal surgery.

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