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The effect of Xylocaine Hydrodissection on posterior capsule opacification after cataract surgery

Walker, Thomas David


BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy in reduction in posterior capsule opacification following cataract surgery by the use of Xylocaine brand of lidocaine 1% unpreserved 1 mL as hydrodissection fluid replacing balanced salt solution. METHOD The author performed all surgeries without any change in lens design or operative technique except for the change in hydrodissection fluid. There was no increase in complication rate of surgeries performed with Xylocaine as...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Thesis (SJD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a2918b8041


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