• Optimal dose, concentration of moxifloxacin needed to prevent endophthalmitis

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    Endophthalmitis cases in a large retrospective clinical cohort study of patients who underwent cataract surgery were related to organism resistance in cefuroxime-treated eyes and sensitive organisms in moxifloxacin-treated eyes.
    “The main take-home message from the study is to inject enough moxifloxacin to kill sensitive bacteria, either by injecting 0.5 mL of moxifloxacin 0.1%, our preferred method, or by injecting 0.1 mL of moxifloxacin 0.5%,” study co-author Neal H. Shorstein, MD, told Healio/OSN.
    The study included 216,141 noncomplex phacoemulsification cataract surgery cases at
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