Cataract (and lens) surgery is the most common ambulatory surgery procedure performed in the United States, with over four million of these procedures being done annually. Glaucoma and retinal surgery are the next most common ophthalmic procedures. Ophthalmologic surgery is considered low risk surgery (mortality <0.2%) and is generally done on an ambulatory basis with topical or regional local anesthetic.
KeywordsObstructive Sleep Apnea Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Laryngeal Mask Airway Ophthalmic Surgery Monitor Anesthesia Care
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