Table 2

Patients with endophthalmitis according to IOL type

Number of patients
Including culture negative casesExcluding culture negative cases
IOL typePMMASPPPMMASPP
Total patients622150622148
Patients with endophthalmitis1513
Percentage(0.16%)(3.33%)(0.16%)(2.03%)
Relative risk20.7312.61
p Value 0.00130.024
  • Fisher’s exact test, SPP = silicone polypropylene; PMMA = polymethylmethacrylate.