Can Irrigating Conjunctiva With Povidone-Iodine Solution Prior to Cataract Surgery Reduce Risk of Endophthalmitis?

July 1, 2010

The Outpatient Surgery Magazine website recently reported on a study published in the March/April issue of the Brazilian Archives of Ophthalmology, in which researchers showed that irrigating the conjunctiva with a povidone-iodine prepping solution prior to cataract surgery can help to prevent the incidence of endophthalmitis.

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