Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Eye Infections

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Free board review questions of the week on eye infections

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This week’s case-based question:

A 65-year-old woman presents complaining of foreign body sensation and decreased vision in her right eye over the past week. Fluorescein stain examination is seen in Figures 1 and 2.

Figure 1.

Figure 2.

Which of the following statements is correct?

Answer Options

If the patient has pustules on the surrounding skin, then she should be treated with acyclovir ophthalmic ointment and prednisolone 1%.
If this is a recurring problem and the patient has a history of herpes simplex infections, then she should be treated with cold compresses and topical prednisolone 1%.
If this is the first occurrence and the patient has a history of chickenpox infection as a child, then she should be treated with topical and oral acyclovir.
Treat her with a topical antiviral (eg, ganciclovir 0.15%, trifluridine 1%, vidarabine 3%), oral acyclovir, and homatropine 1%.

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