Generic name: proparacaine hydrochloride
Dosage form: Ophthalmic Solution 0.5%
Medically reviewed on April 16, 2018.
Usual Dosage: Removal of foreign bodies and sutures, and for tonometry: 1 to 2 drops (in single instillations) in each eye before operating.
Short corneal and conjunctival procedures: 1 drop in each eye every 5 to 10 minutes for 5 to 7 doses.
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