Eye Problems

Case Study Six

Patient's symptoms:

  • Max presents with red, sore, irritated, itchy eyes and eyelids.

  • He says his vision is a bit blurry in both eyes and he reports using Visine eye drops from the pharmacy this morning.

Patient's Signs:

bilateral swollen eyelids that are hot and red, watery eyes

Ocular signs:

  • conjunctival chemosis

  • mild superficial punctate keratitis that stains diffusely with fluorescein

  • blepharitis

  • conjunctivitis

  • swollen lacrimal passage and pharynx

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