What equipment are needed to perform an infraorbital nerve block?

Updated: Jun 14, 2018
  • Author: Karen M Byrne, MD; Chief Editor: Meda Raghavendra (Raghu), MD  more...
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Equipment needed to perform an infraorbital nerve block includes the following:

  • Luer-Lock syringe, 3 mL

  • Needle, 25-27 gauge, 1.5 in

  • Anesthetic agent (eg, lidocaine 1%)

  • Gloves (nonsterile and sterile)


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