Week 2 Discussion Eye Conditions AM is a 22-year-old man

Week 2 Discussion

Eye Conditions

AM is a 22-year-old man presenting to the local emergency department (ED) with acute onset 

of right eye pain. The pain started 6 hours prior and has not improved with artificial tears or oral 

acetaminophen. He reports the possibility of accidentally “scratching his right eye” when trying 

to remove his contact lens.

Past Medical History

• Wears soft contact lenses, replaces monthly

• Denies swimming or showering in contacts

• Occasionally sleeps in contacts

Physical Examination

• Visual acuity: right eye, 20/40; left eye, 20/20

• Right eye is diffusely injected, small pinpoint area of haze is noted in the periphery at 6 o’clock; region subsequently stains with fluorescein

Discussion Questions

1. What is the appropriate pharmacologic treatment for AM?

2. What is the appropriate follow up for AM?

3. How should AM be counseled regarding his contact lens 

1 PAGE TO ANSWER THE 3 QUESTIONS

3. Support all posts with at least 2 cited peer review references within 5 years of publication (references cannot be older than 5 years).

4. All posts are to be written in APA 7th edition format as required by the university.

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DUE DATE JANUARY 11, 2023 NO ACCEPTED LATER

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