Consultant Ophthalmologist,
Cataract & Refractive Surgeon

BMedSci BM BS MRCS MRCSEd MRCOpth FRCOphth MMedLaw PgD Cataract & Refractive Surgery

Endophthalmitis

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Vision?

Usually slightly reduced

Stickiness?

No

Laterality?

Unilateral, usually in an eye with a history of surgery or trauma

Pain?

Yes, although debilitated patients may not experience severe pain.

Visual acuity?

Usually about 6/12

Where is the redness?

Diffuse

Stain on cornea?

No

Pupil?

Reactive but usually sluggish

Is the cornea clear?

Yes

Conjunctival appearance?

Markedly red