Control of Pain in Intravitreal Injections (COPIVIN): Evaluation of Combination Topical Anesthetics and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drops (NSAIDs).

Jonathan Chang // Mihai Mititelu // Publications // Aug 29 2020

PubMed ID: 32858247

Author(s): Wingelaar MJ, Sweeney CR, Thomas-Virnig C, Raevis JJ, Chang JS, Mititelu M. Control of pain in intravitreal injections (COPIVIN): evaluation of combination topical anesthetics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drops (NSAIDs). Ophthalmol Retina. 2020 Aug 25. pii: S2468-6530(20)30347-X. doi: 10.1016/j.oret.2020.08.015. [Epub ahead of print] PMID 32858247

Journal: Ophthalmology. Retina, Aug 2020

Our randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial investigated the utility of NSAID drops in pain control following intravitreal injection. The addition of topical NSAID to proparacaine drops and lidocaine ophthalmic gel had negligible effect on subjective pain.

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