Children can be born with glaucoma or develop glaucoma during infancy. Measuring intraocular pressure in newborns is difficult and often requires anesthetizing or sedating the child. There is much debate regarding the exact effect of anesthetic agents on intraocular pressure. This study aims to provide the most accurate answers to date by carrying out an exhaustive systematic review of all relevant published research in this field.

Study Status:Published

Mikhail M, Sabri K, Levin AV Effect of Anesthesia on Intraocular Pressure Measurement in Children Surv Ophthalmol 2017 Sep – Oct;62(5):648-658

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