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International Journal of Ophthalmology Sciences

Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A (2020)

Retrobulbar haemorrhage: A complication of peribulbar anesthesia in patient undergoing cataract surgery

Author(s):

Anneshi RC, Sandhya R, K Kanthamani

Abstract:

Purpose: To know the incidence of retrobulbar haemorrhage associated with peribulbar anesthesia in cataract surgery patients. Materials and Methods: A retrospective study involving 170 patients from February 2020 to March 2020 undergoing cataract surgery were included in the study. Results: 2(1.17%) cases presented with retro-bulbar haemorrhage out of 170 cases. Conclusion: Retro-bulbar haemorrhage, a complication associated with peribulbar anesthesia requires diagnosis and early treatment to avoid complications, aborting and postponing the surgery is mandatory.

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International Journal of Ophthalmology Sciences
How to cite this article:
Anneshi RC, Sandhya R, K Kanthamani. Retrobulbar haemorrhage: A complication of peribulbar anesthesia in patient undergoing cataract surgery. Int. J. Ophthalmol. Sci. 2020;2(1):07-08. DOI: 10.33545/26648520.2020.v2.i1a.9