Endogenous Endophthalmitis in the American and Korean Population: An 8-year Retrospective Study

We reviewed data from 128 eyes of 60 American and 48 Korean patients diagnosed with EE and compared their clinical characteristics

Heeyoon Cho

2016

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  • We reviewed data from 128 eyes of 60 American and 48 Korean patients diagnosed with EE and compared their clinical characteristics
  • Endophthalmitis caused by fungi had a better visual prognosis than that caused by bacteria
  • Vitrectomy was beneficial for eyes with EE due to virulent bacteria presenting with worse than counting finger vision
  • The visual prognosis was strongly influenced by the underlying pathogen
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