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Endophthalmitis Prophylaxis

  • Harry W. FlynnJr.
  • Nidhi Relhan Batra
  • Stephen G. Schwartz
  • Andrzej Grzybowski
Chapter
Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)

Abstract

This is the prevention of infection by inhibiting or arresting the growth and multiplication of germs (infectious agents) which is usually achieved by povidone-iodine, hydrogen peroxide, chlorhexidine, or polyhexanide application on the skin (Fig. 6.1).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harry W. FlynnJr.
    • 1
  • Nidhi Relhan Batra
    • 1
  • Stephen G. Schwartz
    • 2
  • Andrzej Grzybowski
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyBascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyBascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of MedicineNaplesUSA
  3. 3.Chair of OphthalmologyUniversity of Warmia and MazuryOlsztynPoland
  4. 4.Institute for Research in OphthalmologyPoznanPoland

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