BACKGROUND: One of the directions of modern ophthalmology is toward an odontoiatric model, and new settings of eye care are becoming the standard of care: one day surgery and also office-based therapies. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of three tertiary-care centers in Italy and analysis of the literature. RESULTS: We provide readers with state-of-the-art measures of prophylaxis in ophthalmic surgery. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION: Role of antibiotics is criticized in the light of stewardship antimicrobial paradigm.

Choosing wisely and the use of antibiotics in ophthalmic surgery: There is more than meets the eye

Ceruti, Piero;Marchini, Giorgio;
2018

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BACKGROUND: One of the directions of modern ophthalmology is toward an odontoiatric model, and new settings of eye care are becoming the standard of care: one day surgery and also office-based therapies. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of three tertiary-care centers in Italy and analysis of the literature. RESULTS: We provide readers with state-of-the-art measures of prophylaxis in ophthalmic surgery. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION: Role of antibiotics is criticized in the light of stewardship antimicrobial paradigm.
endophthalmitis; antibiotics; appropriateness; choosing wisely; ophthalmic surgery; paradigm
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