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July 2012

Obviating Endophthalmitis After Cataract Surgery: The Role of the Paracentesis

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Department of Ophthalmology, Nottingham University NHS Trust, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, England.

Arch Ophthalmol. 2012;130(7):950-951. doi:10.1001/archophthalmol.2012.324

We read with great interest the recent correspondence regarding endophthalmitis prevention and the association of leaking wounds with infection.1,2 We would like to share our recent experience to highlight the importance of paracentesis wound construction.

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