Journal article

Incidence, management, and visual outcomes in pediatric endophthalmitis following cataract surgery by a single surgeon.

Sumita Agarkar, Roshani Desai, Malathi Jambulingam, Singh H Sumeer, Rajiv Raman

J AAPOS | Published : 2016

Abstract

PURPOSE: To report the incidence of endophthalmitis following cataract surgery by a single surgeon in children and to describe its microbiological profile, management, and visual outcomes. METHODS: The medical records of patients who underwent cataract surgery performed by a single surgeon between January 2000 and December 2012 were retrospectively reviewed to identify those with postoperative endophthalmitis. The primary goals of the study were to describe the incidence of endophthalmitis, microbiological profile, and measure visual acuity after management. RESULTS: A total of 2,390 cataract surgeries were performed during the study period. The overall endophthalmitis rate during the study ..

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