|Programm||"Degeneration und Regeneration– Grundlagen, Diagnostik und Therapie"|
Indications for Local Anesthesia in Eye Muscle Surgery
Fricke J., Neugebauer A., Rüßmann W.
In the late 19th century cocaine as a highly effective local anesthetic was introduced into ophthalmology by K. Koller. Up to now cocaine together with other anesthetics of the ester- or amid-type is used in ophthalmology in general and also in eye-muscle surgery.