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Risk factors of acute endophthalmitis after cataract extraction: a case-control study in Asian eyes
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    IOL biomaterial and endophthalmitis
    • Laurent Kodjikian, Department of Ophthalmology
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      • Laurent Kodjikian, Justus G. Garweg, and Carole Burillon.

    Dear Editor,

    With interest we read the recent retrospective case-control study on the causal interaction between endophthalmitis and intraocular lens (IOL) biomaterials by Wong and Chee [1]. They concluded that "…silicone (when compared with PMMA or acrylic IOL) … was independently associated with acute endophthalmitis". We believe that a few comments have to be addressed to clarify the findings for their read...

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