We appreciate the interest of Galvis and associates in our study. We additionally applaud them for doing a surveillance of the local bacterial pathogens encountered in their geographic area. The authors point out the results of the ESCRS endophthalmitis study, which supports the usage of intracameral cefuroxime for peri–cataract surgery prophylaxis instead of topical antibiotics application. Additionally, we would like to point out a more recent report from Northern California that additionally supports the use of intracameral antibiotics. However, our original study is intended to only evaluate the ocular flora and their antibiotic susceptibility patterns in the Saint Louis community and (Read more...)

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