Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Procedures in the Standing Horse

Amber L. Labelle, Stuart C. Clark-Price

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Effective delivery of local anesthesia is essential for successful standing surgical procedures in the horse. Local anesthesia can be used to facilitate examination of the eye, diagnostic procedures, therapeutic techniques, and surgical procedures. Understanding the relevant clinical anatomy and techniques for performing local anesthesia is critical to delivering successful local and regional anesthesia and analgesia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)179-191
Number of pages13
JournalVeterinary Clinics of North America - Equine Practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 2013


  • Analgesia
  • Eye
  • Horse
  • Local anesthesia
  • Standing surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Equine


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