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Risk Factors for Endophthalmitis After Intra-Ocular Lens Placement

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for postoperative endophthalmitis after intra-ocular lens placement based on the study of Menikoff et al.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, complications, prevention

ICD-10:

H44.1, H44.0, H59.8

Description:

Menikoff identified risk factors for endophthalmitis after surgery for intra-ocular lens placement. These can help identify ways to reduce infection and patients who may require closer monitoring after surgery. The authors are from The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and New York University School of Medicine in New York.

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