Table 1

Post-injection endophthalmitis according to diagnosis: timeline and treatment strategies

Neovascular age-related macular degenerationDiabetic eye diseaseRetinal vein occlusion
Number of cases119124
Mean number of prior injections12.96.74.8
Average time to diagnosis* (days)3.73.24
Initial treatment strategy
 T+I118124
 PPV100
PPV required later2440
  • *Represents number of days from causative injection to diagnosis (tap and inject or pars plana vitrectomy performed). PPV, pars plana vitrectomy; T+I, Vitreous tap and injection.