This medication is a selective tissue-staining agent (vital stain), used as an aid in ophthalmic surgery. It works by staining a part of the eye.
Contraindicated when a non-hydrated (dry state), hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lens (IOL) is planned to be inserted into the eye.
It is packaged in a 2.25 mL syringe with blunt cannula (a slender tube).
It comes as a solution for eye, to be applied onto the anterior lens by using blunt cannula.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Discoloration of high water content (hydrogen intraocular) lenses.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at (15-25°C). Protect from direct sunlight.
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