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Medical & Surgical Ophthalmology Research

A Chronic Post Cataract Surgery Endophthalmitis with Suspended Intraocular Lens: A Case Report

  • Open or Close Shuting Liang, Xianru Hou, Mingwu Li and Wenzhen Yu*

    *Department of Ophthalmology, Peking University People’s Hospital, China

    *Corresponding author: Wenzhen Yu, Beijing Key Laboratory of Diagnosis and Therapy of Retinal and Choroid Diseases; Center of Optometry, Department of Ophthalmology, Peking University People’s Hospital, Beijing, China

Submission: October 30, 2017; Published: December 14, 2017

DOI: 10.31031/MSOR.2017.01.000504

ISSN: 2578-0360
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Abstract

Purpose: Present a case of endophthalmitis that occurs after cataract surgery with suspended intraocular lens implantation.

Methods: Case report.

Results: Diagnosis of endophthalmitis caused by Staphylococci was confirmed by positive culture of aqueous humor. His visual outcome was satisfactory with good preserved vision.

Conclusion: Bacteria from conjunctival sac can invade into the eyeball through underlying tunnel of the suture knot, leading to endophthalmitis.

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