Table 5

 Mean (SD) blood pressure (mm Hg) and pulse in patients undergoing cataract surgery with subconjunctival anaesthesia

Before surgery (baseline)After subconjunctival anaesthesiaAfter surgery
*p<0.05 to baseline.
Systolic blood pressure167 (33)165 (30)157 (21)*
Diastolic blood pressure85 (9)84 (12)81 (10)*
Mean arterial pressure114 (12)116 (19)110 (12)*
Heart rate75 (11)71 (11)70 (11)*