Long-term observation of exposed scleral exoplant without topical antibiotic prophylaxis

Andrew J. Barkmeier, Petros E. Carvounis, Eric Holz

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Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe a case of long-term observation without topical antibiotic prophylaxis for asymptomatic scleral exoplant exposure. Methods: The medical records of a patient with long-term observation for asymptomatic scleral exoplant exposure were reviewed. Results: No complications or clinical changes were noted throughout a 36-month course of observation for exoplant exposurei. Conclusion: Simple observation of asymptomatic scleral exoplant exposure is an alternative to observation with topical antibiotic prophylaxis if exoplant removal is deferred. copyright

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)16-17
Number of pages2
JournalRetinal Cases and Brief Reports
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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