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Clinical Study

Topical Anesthesia for Cataract Surgery: The Patients' Perspective

Table 3

Cataract type, surgical stage, and pain scores in patients requiring supplemental lidocaine injection.

Cataract type Surgical stagePain scoreNumber of patients

PSCStage 2, during nucleus fragmentation and rotation41
CN + PSCStage 2, during nucleus fragmentation and rotation3-43
WMCStage 2, during nucleus fragmentation and rotation33

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