To the Editor I read with interest the article by Schimel et al1 in which they discussed the controversies regarding intracameral antibiotic use in endophthalmitis prophylaxis. In my opinion, however, it is interesting to note that the use of topical antibiotics in endophthalmitis prophylaxis, which is practiced all over the world, is much more controversial and based mainly on historical approach (ie, it has been used for years) and individual approach (ie, it works in somebody’s hands).
Grzybowski A. Controversial Role of Topical Antibiotics in Endophthalmitis Prophylaxis for Cataract Surgery. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(4):490–491. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.5199
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