What is Endophthalmitis?

What is Endophthalmitis?

In this video, Dr. Manisha Agarwal, Vitreo-retina surgeon, Dr. Shroffs Charity Hospital, New Delhi, explains about endophthalmitis in this video. Once the patient undergoes cataract surgery, a lot of patients come with the complaint of improper vision, lot of pain and redness in the eyes which generally persists from the cataract surgery done. Dr. Manisha will tell us that the patient is prone to develop infection after undergoing any kind of surgery even if it is a small surgery. If such symptoms are present after cataract surgery, then it could be endopthalmitis which is the infection in front of the retina. This condition needs urgent treatment with intra-vitreal antibiotic injections.

Dr. Manisha Agarwal

Dr. Manisha Agarwal is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Darya Ganj, Delhi and has an experience of 13 years in this field. She is presently head of Retina Services at Shroff Charity Eye Hospital, Dariyaganj, Delhi. She completed MBBS from agara Univeristy in 1996, MS - Ophthalmology from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 2001 and DNB from National Board Of Examination in 2002.

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