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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is endophthalmitis?

Inflammation of the inside of the eyeball, usually due to infection. Prompt medical treatment is needed to prevent permanent blindness.

Symptoms of endophthalmitis

  • Eye redness

  • Eye pain

  • Fever

  • Eye discharge or "gunk"

  • Tearing from one eye

  • Poor vision

  • Difficulty seeing on one side

Questions your doctor may ask to check for endophthalmitis

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose endophthalmitis

  • Do you have redness on the white part of your eyes?

  • Do you have eye pain?

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Do you have eye discharge?

  • Do you have tearing from one eye only?

Treatment for endophthalmitis

This requires early treatment with an injection of antibiotics or antifungal medication into the eye. Severe cases may also require surgery to treat the infection.

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