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Diseases reference index «Endophthalmitis»

Endophthalmitis is a serious condition involving swelling (inflammation) within the eyeball.

Causes

Endophthalmitis is most often caused by infection with bacteria or other microorganisms. It can also occur as a rare complication of cataract or other eye surgery.

Symptoms

The symptoms are:

  • Decreased vision
  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Swelling of the eyelids

If you have these symptoms after eye surgery, call your doctor immediately.

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