NOV 07, 2019
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Posterior Segment Trauma, Retina/Vitreous
In this interview from AAO 2019, Dr. Marcus Colyer offers pearls for preventing post-trauma endophthalmitis. The first step is to confirm the open globe injury, which includes looking for signs such as a deepened chamber or a peaked pupil. He recommends using topical antibiotics in all open globe patients; systemic, subconjunctival, anterior chamber or posterior chamber antibiotics should be considered on a case-by-case basis.
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