Patients undergoing eye surgery may develop intraocular infection, endophthalmitis. This is the most serious complication of cataract surgery affecting around 1 in 500 cases.
True / False statements, a patient with endophthalmitis:
- Usually has dramatically reduced vision
- is typically more than 10 days after surgery
- Has significant pain
- Requires intensive antibiotic drops
- Requires immediate antibiotic injection into the eye
- Often have hypopyon