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2005 Series -  August 2, 2005 Lecture 22 of 52  NEXT»

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A 45-year-old woman presents with 20/30 vision in both eyes and is noted to have bilateral stromal opacities with clear intervening spaces between the focal opacities.  She denies history of ocular trauma or infection and currently has no visual complaints.  Interestingly, examination of her mother reveals similar corneal findings.

1.  These corneal opacities are most likely due to:   
 

a. recent adenoviral infection
b. severe dry eye and subsequent corneal scarring
c. corneal dystrophy
d.  early band keratopathy

2.  The next step in treating her condition would include: 
 

a. corneal transplant
b. topical gentamycin
c. punctal occlusion
d.  observation

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