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A 6-year-old immigrant from West Africa is being evaluated after recently arriving to the United States. He is observed to be rubbing and scratching at his eye. On physical exam, the eyelid is everted and the finding is shown in Figure A. This condition is most likely to cause blindness through which mechanism?
Viral infection of the cornea
Bacterial infection of the cornea
Fungal infection of the cornea
Benign growth from conjunctiva onto the cornea
Neovascularization of the cornea
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A 4-year-old boy who was recently adopted from Ghana is brought to his pediatrician's office. His mother notes he often scratches his right eye and also seems to have poor vision in that eye. On exam, the right eyelid appears similar to Figure A with eversion. Which of the following is the best treatment for this patient?
Surgical removal of eyelid lesions