Details: Lidocaine, an amide local anesthetic is administered regularly for the minor oral and dental surgical procedures. In this article, ophthalmic complications arising from Posterior superior nerve block are discussed and a case report which had dilatation of pupil and ptosis of eye lids is presented. A review of literature is done regarding the ophthalmic complications. The precautions one needs to take during the administration of Local Anesthesia (LA) especially Posterior Superior Alveolar nerve block and management guidelines are highlighted.
ISSN: 0972-8279