[Corneal penetration of various aminoglycosides and quinolones].

  title={[Corneal penetration of various aminoglycosides and quinolones].},
  author={K. Luthardt and Robert Beck and E M Hehl and Guenther Kundt and Bernd Drewelow and Rudolf F. Guthoff},
  journal={Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde},
  volume={213 3},
BACKGROUND Penetration of the aminoglycosides gentamicin and tobramycin and chinolones ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin applied as eyedrops and soaked disposable lenses (ACUVUE), used as antibiotic prophylaxis, was investigated. MATERIALS AND METHODS 217 patients received before undergoing cataract extraction 0.3% solutions of these antibiotics as eyedrops or by soaked ACUVUE-lenses. During surgery 50-100 microliters aqueous humor was aspirated; concentration of gentamicin and tobramycin was… CONTINUE READING