intracameral antibiotics

How to evaluate the guidelines of antibiotic reactions in surgeryEye surgeons should use intracameral antibiotics only in select situations; they should avoid aminoglycosides, and they should not use vancomycin as prophylaxis. Michael Jumper, MD, offered this perspective as part of an overview of antibiotics used in intraocular surgery during the Glaucoma Symposium at the 2017 Glaucoma 360 meeting.
Selecting topical regimens for cataract patients
Selecting topical regimens for cataract patientsEyecare practitioners who deal with patients in the perioperative period are well aware of the need for topical therapy. In most cases, a combination of a steroid, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and an antibiotic will be used for a few days before the day of surgery and then for a period afterward.
Expanded analysis confirms intracameral antibiotic for reducing endophthalmitis
Expanded analysis confirms intracameral antibiotic for reducing endophthalmitisAn updated analysis from cataract surgeons at Kaiser Permanente Northern California again shows the benefit of intracameral antibiotic use for reducing the rate of postoperative endophthalmitis.
Optimal antibiotic regimen still controversial for endophthalmitis prophylaxisAccumulating evidence shows intracameral antibiotics decrease the risk of endophthalmitis after cataract surgery, but questions and concerns remain.
Preventing post-cataract endophthalmitisIntracameral antibiotic therapy helps prevent endophthalmitis after cataract surgery, while topical antibiotic therapy does not, according to a literature review conducted by researchers from Denmark and published online in Acta Ophthalmologica.
Analysis reinforces intracameral antibiotic injection efficacy for preventing postop endophthalmitisResults of a retrospective cohort analysis including data from more than 129,000 eyes that underwent clear corneal phacoemulsification reinforce the efficacy of intracameral antibiotic injection for preventing postoperative endophthalmitis, said Neil Shorstein, MD.
Intracameral antibiotics a must to avoid infection post-cataract surgeryThe creation of a sufficiently long-internal incision as well as stromal hydration and a moderate final IOP are effective steps to reduce fluid ingress—and lower risk of infection—into the eye following cataract surgery, according to Neal Shorstein, MD.
Intracameral antibiotics lower risk of infection in cataract surgeryUnderstanding why ophthalmologists should be using intracameral antibiotics to lower the risk of postoperative endophthalmitis after cataract surgery.