Ophthalmologists continue to choose topical antibiotics and corticosteroids more frequently than injectable agents for their current cataract surgical techniques. The preoperative use of povidone-iodine 5% and the postoperative use of impregnated soft contact lenses have helped augment our therapeutic armamentarium. NSAIDs play an important role in decreasing postoperative convalescence with fewer side effects. The intracameral administration of heparin and antibiotic solutions is discussed.
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