Eye Pharmacology, Foreign Body Sensation and Decreased Vision in Eye - Clinical Patient Case of the WeekTry this free eye pharmacology patient case Q&A courtesy of Med-Challenger.
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A 65-year-old woman presents complaining of a foreign body sensation and decreased vision in her right eye over the past week. She denies any trauma to her eye.
Her past medical history includes hypertension, and she is currently taking chlorthalidone 12.5 mg daily.
Vital signs are: temperature 98.6 °F (37 °C), pulse 64 beats/minute, blood pressure 134/70 mm Hg, respiratory rate 12 breaths/minute, and oxygen saturation 100% on room air. Body mass index is 32.9 kg/m2 .
Fluorescein stain examination is seen in Figure 1.
What is the most appropriate treatment for this condition?
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