Endogenous endophthalmitis associated with decreased visual acuity

TORONTO — Despite early management, poor visual acuity outcomes are associated with endogenous endophthalmitis caused by yeast, according to a poster presentation.Patients who underwent recent remote surgery were the most common to incur endogenous fungal endophthalmitis, Jayanth Sridhar, MD, and colleagues, said in a poster presented at the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting. Microbiologic records of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute patients were retrospectively reviewed for endogenous endophthalmitis caused by yeast. Medical records were analyzed for clinical presentation, management strategies, visual acuity and outcomes.

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