Cataract surgery is one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures worldwide in restoring useful vision. postoperative endophthalmitis usually leads to irreversible vision loss though it is a rare complication. Different prophylactic measures have been carried out to reduce the number of patients with this complication, including preoperative lash trimming and skin preparation, perioperative topical antibiotics use, subconjunctival antibiotics injection, and antibiotics use in irrigating solutions. giving intracameral cefuroxime at the time of cataract surgery significantly reduced the rate of postoperative endophthalmitis.
A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
Last date updated on September, 2014