Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology

Drugs Used in Ocular Local Anaesthesia: An Overview

Anam Ansari, Priyanka Gupta, Siddharth Madan
Department of Ophthalmology, University College of Medical Sciences and Associated GTB Hospital, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Editor-in-Chief, Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology, Dr R.P.Centre, AIIMS.


Corresponding Author:

Siddharth Madan
(MS, DNB, FICO, FAICO (Retina), MNAMS, Assistant Professor)
Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University College of Medical Sciences and Associated GTB Hospital, University of Delhi, Delhi India
Email: drsiddharthmadan@gmail.com


Received: 25-MAR-2022 Accepted: 01-APR-2022 Published Online: 03-APR-2022
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.7869/djo.753

Abstract
Ocular local anaesthetics are the drugs which are used for various ocular procedures including examination of cases of ocular trauma, removal of superficial foreign bodies, intraocular pressure assessment and in ocular surgery. Various drugs used for ocular local anaesthesia are summarised.

Keywords :Drugs, Ocular anaesthesia, lignocaine, bupivacaine, proparacaine