International Ophthalmology Conference

October 27-28, 2022 | Online Event

IOC 2022

Kanavdeep Kapoor

Speaker at International  Ophthalmology Conference 2022 - Kanavdeep Kapoor
ASCOMS, Jammu, India
Title : To compare Anesthetic efficacy and pupillary dilation dynamics of combined vs. standard topical regime in phacoemulsification surgery


Phacoemulsification is the technique to treat the cataract, which restores the vision. The cataract surgery requires pupil dilation and stable mydriasis which mitigates the intra operative complications. This prospective observational study aimed to evaluate the anaesthetic efficacy and compare the pupillary dilation dynamics of agents used in phacoemulsification. A total of 100 clinically diagnosed patients of cataract attending the Eye Outpatient department were included in the study and divided into two groups. The present study observed that group A perceived less pain than group B (P<0.001) as the mean pain score was 0.31±0.69 in group A and 1.8 ±1.48 in group B. The mean pupil diameter remained stable during surgery in the combined drug group and decreased in the standard regime group. The study concluded that Intracameral modality with topical proparacaine is a good alternative for phacoemulsification as it is having a prompt onset of pupil dilation and stable mydriatic effect. As well as the Intracameral modality combined with topical proparacaine  promotes patients comfort than conventional regime.


Kanavdeep Kapoor is from ASCOMS, Jammu, India.