Comparative evaluation of antimicrobial activity of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)-iodine versus topical antibiotics in cataract surgery.

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Comparative evaluation of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)-iodine versus topical broad-spectrum antibiotics for disinfecting the eye and surrounding area to prevent postoperative complications was carried out on 100 patients. PVP-iodine proved superior antiseptic for pre-operative preparation of eyes before cataract surgery. It was cheaper, caused minimal side… (More)

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@article{Chaudhary1998ComparativeEO, title={Comparative evaluation of antimicrobial activity of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)-iodine versus topical antibiotics in cataract surgery.}, author={Ujwal Chaudhary and Renuka Nagpal and Ashima Malik and A Kumar}, journal={Journal of the Indian Medical Association}, year={1998}, volume={96 7}, pages={202-4} }