topical anaesthesia

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Noun1.topical anaesthesia - loss of sensation confined to the skin or mucous surfaces (as when benzocaine or Lidocaine is applied to the surface)topical anaesthesia - loss of sensation confined to the skin or mucous surfaces (as when benzocaine or Lidocaine is applied to the surface)
anaesthesia, anesthesia - loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
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Good topical anaesthesia is essential to obtund the sensory afferent stimuli of the oropharyngeal and laryngotracheal region.
Topical anaesthesia relies on the application of an anaesthetic in the form of an ointment, gel or spray, directly on the mucosa.
Despite adequate topical anaesthesia, povidoneiodine can cause significant postoperative ocular surface irritation; however, no data on the safety of subsequent irrigation of the ocular surface with saline are available.
Topical anaesthesia alone versus topical anaesthesia with intracameral lidocaine for phacoemulsification.
These group of surgeries which are performed through a 2-mm hole in the cornea under topical anaesthesia in many cases, have a higher success rate with lesser trauma to the eye and are advised by surgeons in cases of mild to moderate conditions of glaucoma.
Sub-Tenon's Anaesthesia Versus Topical Anaesthesia for Cataract Surgery.
Topical anaesthesia for diagnostic hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy in postmenopausal women: a randomised placebo-controlled double-blind study.
It is indicated for use when mild topical anaesthesia is desired for superficial dental procedures or prior to local anaesthetic injection.
6 -- (BNA): Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC)'s Physician Mai Ibrahim Mattar has successfully performed a defragmentation operation for calcification in the left shoulder of a quinquagenarian-plus Bahraini male patient using ultrasound radiology under topical anaesthesia.
Before measuring IOP topical anaesthesia was instilled and then flourescein in strip form.
Anaesthesia techniques available for neonatal circumcision include the administration of general anaesthesia, local anaesthesia using subcutaneous ringblock of the penis or dorsal penile nerve block (DPNB) and topical anaesthesia with EMLA cream.