Intracameral cefuroxime non-toxic for the macula with proper dosing following cataract surgery

PARIS — Prophylactic use of intracameral cefuroxime during cataract surgery was not associated with increased macular thickening in the postoperative period, according to a study. Intracameral cefuroxime was shown in a large series to be highly effective in lowering the incidence of endophthlamitis following cataract surgery and was recommended as a routine prophylaxis by the French Agency for the Safety of Health Products, Geoffrey Dethorey, MD, said at the meeting of the French Society of Ophthalmology.

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