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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-05-27T22:13:11-0400
Intracameral injection of 0.1% moxifloxacin solution after cataract surgery to prevent endophthalmitis
Cataract is the most important cause of visual impairment and decreased mobility in the elderly. While surgery is usually successful, it is also responsible for permanent loss of vision i...
There has thus far been only one randomized and masked clinical trial in the world to evaluate the efficacy of the intraoperative intracameral injection of antibiotics with the objective o...
Although cataract surgery is generally considered a safe procedure resulting in a favourable visual outcome, surgical complications do occur. The most feared complication is postoperative ...
Postoperative endophthalmitis, a possible severe complication of cataract surgery, is an infection of the anterior chamber of the eye caused by bacterial contamination and colonization thr...
Cataract is a common ailment of the old age hindering daily activities leading to poor quality of life due to poor vision. It is the commonest cause of treatable blindness. In practice, extracapsular ...
Cataract surgery is practiced widely, and substantial resources are committed to an increasing cataract surgical rate in low- and middle-income countries. With the current volume of cataract surgery a...
Cataract is highly prevalent among old population worldwide and replacement of the opacified crystalline lens by an intraocular lens (IOL) is the safest and the most effective treatment. Although not ...
The aim of this study was to report endophthalmitis caused by pantoe agglomerans after phacoemulsification surgery for the first time in English literature.
Competence in cataract surgery is a public health necessity, and videos of cataract surgery are routinely available to educators and trainees but currently are of limited use in training. Machine lear...
Suppurative inflammation of the tissues of the internal structures of the eye; not all layers of the uvea are affected. Fungi, necrosis of intraocular tumors, and retained intraocular foreign bodies often cause a purulent endophthalmitis.
Loss of CORNEAL ENDOTHELIUM usually following intraocular surgery (e.g., cataract surgery) or due to FUCHS' ENDOTHELIAL DYSTROPHY; ANGLE-CLOSURE GLAUCOMA; IRITIS; or aging.
The making of a continuous circular tear in the anterior capsule during cataract surgery in order to allow expression or phacoemulsification of the nucleus of the lens. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Partial or complete opacity on or in the lens or capsule of one or both eyes, impairing vision or causing blindness. The many kinds of cataract are classified by their morphology (size, shape, location) or etiology (cause and time of occurrence). (Dorland, 27th ed)
Separation of the inner layers of the retina (neural retina) from the pigment epithelium. Retinal detachment occurs more commonly in men than in women, in eyes with degenerative myopia, in aging and in aphakia. It may occur after an uncomplicated cataract extraction, but it is seen more often if vitreous humor has been lost during surgery. (Dorland, 27th ed; Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p310-12).