topical anaesthetic

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Noun1.topical anaesthetic - anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the bodytopical anaesthetic - anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
anaesthetic, anaesthetic agent, anesthetic, anesthetic agent - a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
anesthyl - a mixture of methyl and ethyl chloride; sprayed on as a local anesthetic
antipruritic - a substance that relieves or prevents itching
benzocaine, ethyl aminobenzoate - a white crystalline ester used as a local anesthetic
butacaine, butacaine sulfate - a white crystalline ester that is applied to mucous membranes as a local anesthetic
ethyl chloride - a colorless flammable gas used as a local surface anesthetic
Lidocaine, Xylocaine - a local anesthetic (trade names Lidocaine and Xylocaine) used topically on the skin and mucous membranes
Ethocaine, procaine - a white crystalline powder (trade name Ethocaine) administered near nerves as a local anesthetic in dentistry and medicine
tetracaine - a crystalline compound used in the form of a hydrochloride as a local anesthetic
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I commended him for this; sat him on the examination chair and instilled some drops of topical anaesthetic agent followed by a drop of fluorescein dye into the affected eye.
Doctors generally deal with disease and bad news - however, in our case we can undertake a short, day-case operation under topical anaesthetic and make such a positive difference for our patients.
The treatment began with a quick cleanse and then the application of a topical anaesthetic cream to numb the face entirely so I wouldn't feel a thing.
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A prospective, randomised, single-blinded, controlled trial comparing two topical anaesthetic modalities for the application of a tenaculum to the cervix.
Every alternate patient who presented with Fissure-In-Ano was taken up for lateral sphincterotomy under local anaesthesia after application of topical anaesthetic cream (Lidocaine+prilocaine) while the remaining cases underwent lateral sphincterotomy under spinal anaesthesia after necessary investigations.
Numerous other non-invasive topical anaesthetic options are available that can be measured against EMLA.
Lidocaine patch is a good alternative to conventional topical anaesthetic agents for paediatric patients.
As a corneal epithelial defect is, in most cases, a painful condition, topical anaesthetic drops will assist in making the patient comfortable enough to open his/her eyes.