Donor related candida endophthalmitis after DMEK #FirstOfIts
The present case has been reported in The Open Ophthalmology Journal.

A patient underwent uneventful DMEK. Following surgery the donor rim was culture positive for Candida. The patient developed fungal endophthalmitis that was treated medically with multiple injections of voriconazole and amphotericin.

Medical treatment was unable to clear the infection and removal of the donor material was required. Following removal the infection subsided.

Major takeaway:-
Candida interface keratitis and endophthalmitis can occur following DMEK and may be difficult to treat medically. Early removal of the donor material should be considered.

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