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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 65-66

Lid conditions affecting cataract surgery


Oculoplasty and Squint Service, Axis Eye Clinic, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Ramesh Murthy
Axis Eye Clinic, Kumar Millenium, Shivtirth Nagar, Near Rohan Corner, Paud Road, Kothrud, Pune - 411 038, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/2320-3897.195313

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Postcataract surgery endophthalmitis remains the greatest nightmare for the cataract surgeon. Most of the reported cases have found that the ocular adnexa are the major contributor of microorganisms. Conditions such as blepharitis, chalazion, stye, and entropion have a higher load of microorganisms and can be responsible for infection. It is important to manage these conditions before performing cataract surgery.


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