Endophthalmitis is a rare but serious postoperative complication of cataract surgery. The incidence of endophthalmitis has been reported to be between 0.13% and 0.7%. The infection inside the eye is known as endophthalmitis and can occur after any cataract operation. The time until treatment is crucial in trying to achieve a good result.
It must be detected and treated as soon as possible. Some cataract operations take longer or are more complicated than a normal routine case, and they take longer to resolve, however, in most cases the result is still excellent, it just takes a little longer to stop taking anti-inflammatory drops. When endophthalmitis occurs, it is usually not due to a defect in the ophthalmic surgeon's technique, but rather to the involuntary entry into the eye of normal bacteria found on the skin or eyelashes or, exceptionally, in instruments or infusions of eye fluid. All possible precautions are taken to avoid the risk of endophthalmitis and sterile cloths are used for surgery, eye drops containing povidone iodine at the start of the operation and injectable antibiotics in the eyes at the end of the operation.
However, it can occur rarely and unavoidably. Treatment should not be delayed while waiting for microbiological confirmation or the effects of a droplet test. All units that perform intraocular cataract surgery have surgeons who know how to treat endophthalmitis and have clear ways to detect and treat this potentially devastating condition. Endophthalmitis is a devastating complication of cataract surgery.
I don't want to sound alarmist, but if after cataract surgery you have any symptoms, such as severe pain, quick-onset reduction in vision, progressive swelling or redness of the eye, or foul-smelling discharge from the eye after surgery, you should urgently consult your ophthalmologist. Endophthalmitis is an infection you may experience after cataract surgery. However, it is rare and occurs in less than 0.5 percent of cataract surgeries. Suprachoroidal bleeding can occur in people with diabetes, high blood pressure, or other conditions that exist after cataract surgery.
Cataract surgery rarely goes wrong or has postoperative complications, but this can be the case, and the risks involved must be considered. In addition to the causative microorganisms, in the current study, the time elapsed between cataract surgery and signs of endophthalmitis was largely associated with treatment outcome. Endophthalmitis is the most serious complication of cataract surgery and can occur after routine cases. Cataract surgery recovery usually takes a short time, and you can return to many of your normal daily activities.
In summary, old age, poor visual acuity at the time of presentation, the type of cultured organism (gram-negative bacteria) and the early onset of endophthalmitis after cataract surgery are significantly related to a poor visual prognosis after treatment of endophthalmitis. Some of the complications of cataract surgery aren't as complicated as the expected side effects. Older age, poor visual acuity at the time of presentation, the type of organism cultivated (gram-negative bacteria), and the early onset of endophthalmitis after cataract surgery were significantly associated with poor visual prognosis after treatment of endophthalmitis. Among patients with endophthalmitis associated with pseudomonas, the majority (10 of the 14 eyes; 71.4%) had shown signs of endophthalmitis within 3 days of cataract surgery.
It's rare to get this serious infection after cataract surgery, but when it happens, you need urgent treatment. All units that perform intraocular cataract surgery have surgeons who know how to treat endophthalmitis and have clear ways to detect and treat this potentially devastating condition. This is rare, but it's more common in people who had eye conditions other than cataracts, even before surgery. This is the most common complication of most cataract surgeries and appears up to 8 weeks after the procedure.
Basal factors predicting visual prognosis in acute postoperative bacterial endophthalmitis in patients undergoing cataract surgery. .