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A 63-year-old man with chronic constipation presents to his primary care physician complaining of blood in his eye. He noticed that his eye was red when he awoke this morning. He denies any eye trauma, itching, burning, pain, or change in vision. His eye is shown in Figure A. What is the most appropriate next step?
Prescribe atropine drops
Refer to an ophthalmologist
Treat constipation, no treatment for eye condition is necessary
Prescribe antibiotic drops
Patch the eye to prevent further damage
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A 30-year-old male presents to your primary care clinic complaining of a "red eye". He denies pain, drainage, eye or eyelid surgery, or recent trauma. His medical history is significant for asthma and GERD; his only medication is ranitidine. He drinks 2-3 alcoholic beverages weekly, and denies smoking or illegal drug use. He reports recently beginning a weightlifting program. His vital signs are as follows: HR 63, BP 119/72, RR 9, and SpO2 100% on room air. Physical exam is unremarkable, with the exception of the findings seen in Figure A. What is the proper treatment for this condition?
Repeated washing of eyelid with soap and water