Oculoplastics

When sedation is used in an appropriate hospital setting for minimally to moderately invasive ophthalmology procedures in pediatric patients it is an alternative to general anesthesia, according to a poster presented at the 2021 Virtual AAPOS Meeting.

In this retrospective review, 125 patients who received deep sedation for nasolacrimal duct stenting, chalazion, skin tag, electroretinogram, or eye examination were medicated with a combination of Propofol, Fentanyl, or Ketamine. A control group consisted of 1037 patients who…


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  1. Apr 12, 2021

Is deep sedation better than general anesthesia for some ophthalmology procedures?

When sedation is used in an appropriate hospital setting for minimally to moderately invasive ophthalmology procedures in pediatric patients it is an alternative to general anesthesia, according to a poster presented at the 2021 Virtual AAPOS Meeting.

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  1. Apr 08, 2021

What is ‘Quiet’ Thyroid Eye Disease?

A subgroup of patients with thyroid eye disease (TED) have inactive disease (defined as clinical activity score <3) and present primarily with diplopia and proptosis, according to a study.

In this single-…