Short Term Topical Tetracaine is Safe and Highly Efficacious for the Treatment of Pain Caused by Corneal Abrasions

Condition:   Corneal Abrasion Interventions:   Drug: topical tetracaine hydrochloride 1%;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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Condition:   Corneal Abrasion Interventions:   Drug: topical tetracaine hydrochloride 1%;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conclusions: Accelerated CXL may produce transient improvement in pain and corneal edema in patients with BK.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Trial/Experimental Study Source Type: research
The cornea is the transparent portion of the outer coat of the eyeball. Conditions that can cause pain and damage to the cornea include dry eye, ulcers, abrasions, and infections, which may be bacterial, fungal, or viral.
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news
A 45-year-old South Asian woman presented with a 2-month history of acute onset of unilateral dry-eye symptoms with significant irritation and blurry vision in the left eye. She reported increasing difficulty using the computer, itching, and eye pain after work in both eyes but significantly more pronounced in the left eye. Artificial tears provided no relief of symptoms in the left eye. Initially, an optometric physician, who diagnosed her with acute corneal abrasion in the left eye, treated her with lubricating drops and ointments.
Source: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Consultation section: Cataract Source Type: research
‚ÄčOcular punctal plug removal is a straightforward procedure easily completed in the emergency department. Serious complications from punctal plug insertions are rare but sometimes seen.Left: A punctal plug in the upper lacrimal duct of the right eye, allowing for moisture balance from tear production. Right: The tiny punctal plug after it was removed. Photos by M. Roberts.Punctal plugs are placed in some or all of the lacrimal ducts by an ophthalmologist to treat chronic dry eye, and can be permanent or dissolvable. Plugs typically stay in place for three months or longer. (Am J Ophthalmol. 2007;144[3]:441.) The most com...
Source: The Procedural Pause - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Blog Posts Source Type: blogs
AbstractPurpose of ReviewTotal patient care is of extreme importance during the administration of anesthesia. Proper care of the eye is necessary during all anesthetic administrations, especially during the administration of general anesthesia or monitored anesthesia care. By paying attention to details, the likelihood of an occurrence of eye injuries is reduced.Recent FindingsThough perioperative eye injuries are rare during general anesthesia, they do account for 2 –3% of claims against anesthesiologists. Ocular injuries may occur during general anesthesia even when tape has been utilized for eye closure. Corneal a...
Source: Current Pain and Headache Reports - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Continuous and prolonged BCL therapy in patients with EB can be an effective way to immediately alleviate pain, prevent recurrent abrasions, and improve patient quality of life. PMID: 30986129 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Ocul Immunol Inflamm Source Type: research
‚ÄčA 32-year-old man presented to the emergency department complaining of eye pain and decreased vision. He worked for the city and was removing rust and graffiti from a wall with a power washer when the spray ricocheted off the surface and into his eye. He presented with a bottle of the chemical he used, which contained hydrofluoric acid (HF) and other chemicals. He rinsed his eyes with tap water, but experienced persistent decreased vision and pain in both eyes. His exam was remarkable for bilateral injected conjunctiva and excessive tearing.More than 7,000 ocular exposures were reported to U.S. poison control centers pe...
Source: The Tox Cave - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Blog Posts Source Type: blogs
Epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy has been increasingly employed in the treatment of a variety of tumors. The authors report the rarely documented side effect of trichiasis with the use of Afatinib in a patient with spinal chordoma and review-related literature. A 67-year-old lady was referred to the oculoplastic service with a 3-month history of ocular irritation and pain associated with blurred vision. She has a 4-year history of spinal chordoma treated with daily Afatinib 50 mg over the past 6 months. Clinical examination revealed trichomegaly and trichiasis affecting all 4 eyelid...
Source: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Case Reports Source Type: research
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