Splatter Generation and In-Office Procedures in Otolaryngology During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Study Overview

The purpose of this study is to investigate droplet splatter resulting from in-office otolaryngology procedures including flexible laryngoscopy and rigid nasal endoscopy. Participants will be entered into a drawing to win 1 of 4 $25 Starbucks gift cards.

Study Description

Participants will receive a nasal spray of lidocaine and epinephrine followed by a nasal spray of fluorescein prior to their procedure (flexible laryngoscopy or rigid nasal endoscopy).


  • IRB Number: 2005707046
  • Research Study Identifier: 2005707046

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