Endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection: the importance of viridans streptococci.

@article{Chen2011EndophthalmitisAI,
  title={Endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection: the importance of viridans streptococci.},
  author={Eric W. S. Chen and Michael Y. Lin and Joel Cox and David M. Brown},
  journal={Retina},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 8},
  pages={1525-33}
}
PURPOSE To determine the rate of postinjection endophthalmitis and compare microbial etiology and outcomes in office-based injection-related endophthalmitis versus those acquired after operating room procedures. METHODS Retrospective, observational case series. Consecutive cases of endophthalmitis seen at Retina Consultants of Houston between July 2000 and July 2010 were classified as postsurgical or post-intravitreal injection. Cases secondary to glaucoma surgery, trauma, and endogenous… CONTINUE READING
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