Case 5 presentation
by Dr. Philipp Franko Zeitz, Düsseldorf, Germany
Categories: cornea, photo quiz
Key problem: unusual finding of uncertain importance
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Female, 57 years old,
Contact lens wearer, soft lenses, took out the lenses in the late afternoon one day prior to examination because of foreign body sensation of the right eye
Visual acuity: OU 20/20
Anterior segment: OD cornea with superficial alterations in the lower nasal sector according to photo, otherwise unremarkable, OS unremarkable, no corneal alterations
What do You think and how would You proceed?