Strabismus Surgery Consideration: Anesthesia in Infancy
Originally published 4/10/2014:
Just a quick post to draw attention to one of the often-overlooked considerations of strabismus surgery:
All major surgeries come with the risk of anesthesia. But the risk of putting infants under general anesthesia is tremendous.
In a life-and-death crisis or critical circumstance, we often overlook this risk. But for any elective procedure, we need to contemplate this risk carefully!
See a well-documented blog on the topic on Dr. Dan Fortenbacher's site, here.