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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 338-343

Minimizing topical medication in cataract surgery


1 Department of Cataract and Cornea, Chandraprabha Eye Hospital, Jorhat, Assam; Department of Ophthalmology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India
3 Department of Cataract and Cornea, Chandraprabha Eye Hospital, Jorhat, Assam, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sandip Sarkar
Department of Ophthalmology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Gorimedu - 605 006, Puducherry
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_61_21

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Cataract surgery requires the use of multiple topical eye drops application in the pre and postoperative period. Certain strategies offer the patient and surgeon assured drug delivery without topical eye drop instillation avoiding the pitfalls of patient drug compliance, incorrect instillation, and topical drop-associated side effects. The aim of the current review is to evaluate the aspects of drop-free cataract surgery starting from intraoperative pupil dilation to intravitreal drug instillation.


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