Treatment of acute postoperative endophthalmitis without hospital admission: do we dare?
INTRODUCTION: We report the successful management of a culture positive case of APE, without the need for hospital admission and discuss the merits of this strategy. CASE: A 79-year-old lady underwent uncomplicated cataract surgery in her left eye using phacoemulsification under topical and intracameral anaesthesia. She reported to eye casualty four days later, with pain and vision reduced to 6/60 in the left eye. A diagnosis of acute postoperative endophthalmitis was made. A vitreous biopsy...Expand abstract
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