Alcaine is a drug that belongs to a class of drugs known as ophthalmic anesthesias. Alcaine is administered as an eye drop, which is applied topically to the eye. Alcaine works on specific nerve cells in the eye to numb pain. Alcaine is generally used before certain procedures like gonioscopy, tonometry or the removal of foreign bodies.
Drug Name: Alcaine
Generic name: Proparacaine hydrochloride