Articles categorized under "Incisional Surgery"

Intraocular surgical procedures beyond lasers.

Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC)

Monitored anesthesia care (MAC) is a technique that minimizes pain and anxiety during surgical procedures. With MAC, you are not... View Article


Peribulbar Anesthesia

Today, many surgeries of the eye can be performed using techniques that allow your ophthalmologist (Eye M.D.) to use just... View Article


Regional Anesthesia

Regional anesthesia is a type of procedure that eliminates the pain associated with eye surgery. Instead of undergoing general anesthesia... View Article


General Anesthesia

During surgery, an anesthesiologist will put you to sleep so that you do not experience any pain. The combination of... View Article


Retrobulbar Anesthesia

Today, many surgeries of the eye can be performed using techniques that allow your ophthalmologist (Eye M.D.) to use injectable... View Article


Phacoemulsification

Phacoemulsification (Phaco) is a surgical method used to remove a cataract, which is a clouding of the eye’s naturally clear... View Article


Subconjuntival Anesthesia

Although many surgeries of the eye are performed using topical anaesthesia techniques, sometimes this is supplemented with injectable anesthetics to... View Article


Subtenon’s Anesthesia

Today, many surgeries of the eye can be performed using techniques that allow your ophthalmologist (Eye M.D.) to use injectable... View Article


How to Instill Eyedrops

Infections, inflammation, glaucoma, and many other eye disorders often are treated with medicated eyedrops. It is important to remember that... View Article