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The Power to Prevent SSIs - June 2017 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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J U N E 2 0 1 7 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 8 7 N o matter how hard we try to make things perfect, we can't escape the fact that we live in an imperfect world. We see proof of this tenet every day in the world of cataract surgery and intraocular lens implantation. Even if a surgeon performs the procedure with the utmost precision and flawless surgical technique, an adverse event may occur. Avoid Complications in Cataract Surgery How to steer clear of common, but preventable, post-operative adverse events. Samuel Masket, MD | Los Angeles, Calif. • BE SAFE Preventive measures such as disposable instruments and antibiotic prophylaxis are the best cure for complications such as endophthalmitis and TASS.

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