Fluorescein uptake on a cornea

Case #007 -Asymptomatic 60-ish woman patient presents with best vision of 20/100 in each eye. Her medical history is unremarkable with no significant medical issues.  She is on no prescribed medications.

There are no signs of anterior chamber reaction or reports of any pain.   In the absence of infection or posterior inflammation, what would be your next step?

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About Richard Hom OD, MPA

Dr. Hom holds Doctor of Optometry and Masters in Public Administration degrees and practices family eye care and consults on public policy, health information technology and program evaluation.
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One Response to Fluorescein uptake on a cornea

  1. Greg Luce says:

    Asymptomatic makes me think Herpetic keratitis. Of course, both eyes are best corrected 20/100 so not likely as this would usually be more active in one eye over the other usually.
    Sjogren’s comes to mind as well.

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