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November 1991

Infectious Endophthalmitis Following Sutureless Cataract Surgery

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Dean McGee Eye Institute, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1991;109(11):1562-1563. doi:10.1001/archopht.1991.01080110098044

• Within the last 6 months, three cases of infectious endophthalmitis following sutureless cataract surgery have been referred to us. Two of these cases followed uncomplicated sutureless phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implantation. One case was complicated by a postoperative hyphema with additional surgery for clot removal 2 days following the initial procedure.