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Sedatives

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by hwhiting, May 18, 2019.

  1. hwhiting

    hwhiting Type 2 · Member

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    Has anybody had sedatives prior to having eyes laser treatment...administered by the doctor before treatment?
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I have had Yag laser capsulotomy done several years ago, and the drops they put in the eye to make the pupil bigger, and a anaesthetic eye drops to numb the surface of the eye were no problem apart from the initial sting.

    I had no pain at all in the eye while the procedure was done, but paying for it was painfull,
     
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    DavidGrahamJones Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, for a cataract operation, along with a local anesthetic. I've also received sedation only when having a colonoscopy.
     
  4. Fruitella

    Fruitella Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    No, I've had the treatment several times and just sit in the normal eye test chair. They ask you to look at an area of the room. I think they used an eye clip to stop blinking but can't say I noticed it at all.
     
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