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Year : 1988  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 10-11

Carbachol as miotic agent in intra-ocular lens implant surgery

Cook's Compound Ghasiari Mandi, Lucknow-226001, India

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Jitendra Agarwal
Cook's Compound Ghasiari Mandi, Lucknow-226001
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PMID: 3253191

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The intra cameral use of 0.025% carbachol as a miotic agent in anterior chamber intraocular lens im­plant surgery us reported in 15 cases. Carbachol produced prompt and effective moisis and was found to be harmless and non-irritating to the anterior chamber structures. A rebound dialatation of the pipit was noticed in the post operative period in 3 of our first 5 cases where only carbachol was used. For prolonged miosis instillation of a more powerful miotic like pilocarpine is recommended at the completion of surgery:

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