Perioperative antibiotics and anti-inflammatory agents in cataract surgery.

  title={Perioperative antibiotics and anti-inflammatory agents in cataract surgery.},
  author={F. Decroos and Natalie A. Afshari},
  journal={Current opinion in ophthalmology},
  volume={19 1},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Cataract surgery has benefited from great technical advances but no consensus exists as regards optimal perioperative medical management of inflammation and infection prophylaxis. RECENT FINDINGS The present article primarily reviews recent evidence about the most advantageous antibiotic regimen to minimize endophthalmitis, and the utility of steroids or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in management of both postoperative inflammation and cystoid macular edema… CONTINUE READING


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