Info on Anaesthesia

Eye surgery is often carried out using only local anaesthesics – drops that numb the surface of the eye to reduce or remove sensation.

Should you have to be ‘put under’ using deep sedation or general anaesthetic for your surgery, the following videos produced by Moorfields Eye Hospital will be of interest.

Introduction to Anaesthetics
Anaesthesia – Sub tenons block
FAQ – Sub Tenon Blok
Anaesthesia – Deep Sedation
FAQ Deep Sedation
Anaesthesia – General anaesthetic
FAQ General Anaesthetic