Tag: Tetracaine

Corneal Abrasions and Short-Term Topical Tetracaine

Background: Anyone who has had a corneal abrasion knows how painful it can be.¬† ¬†Unfortunately, traditional analgesic agents (ibuprofen, acetaminophen, opiates etc) are ineffective in relieving pain. Topical anesthetic drops can be diagnostic of superficial eye pathology and are routinely …

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