Endophthalmitis is an inflammation of the internal eye tissues.

What is endophthalmitis?

Endophthalmitis is an inflammation of the internal eye tissues, most commonly caused by an infection.

What are the symptoms of endophthalmitis?

If you have recently had an operation on your eye, a procedure such as an intravitreal injection or an injury to your eye and you experience any of the following symptoms, please report immediately to your nearest eye accident and emergency department:

  • Redness
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Vision reduction
  • Pain

The earlier the eye is treated, the better the recovery.

What are the dangers of endophthalmitis?

The main danger is the risk of eyesight being reduced or lost if treatment is not started as early as possible.

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