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Comparison of 4% articaine and 0.5% levobupivacaine/2% lidocaine mixture for sub-Tenon’s anaesthesia in phacoemulsification cataract surgery: a randomised controlled trial
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    Post-operative pain after phacoemulsification
    • Mohammad A. Khan, Senior House Officer
    • Other Contributors:
      • Christopher Clark, Chandra M. Kumar, Timothy C. Dowd.

    Dear Editor,

    Sub-Tenon block is a safe, efficient and effective technique for delivering local anaesthesia for phacoemulsification cataract surgery.[1] Several studies have compared sub-Tenon's block with topical anaesthesia for intra-operative pain complications and the technique is found to be favourable.[2] We are not aware of any published study that has assessed post-operative pain (beyond 30 minutes post-...

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