The Red Eye

  • Dana W. Peterson


One of the most frequently encountered ocular complaints in the primary care setting is that of a red eye. Most often the cause presents minimal danger to vision, but it is important to be able to recognize serious, visionthreatening pathologic states. Usually the cause can be determined through a focused history and examination performed in the office with relatively few instruments (Table 69.1).


None None Anterior Uveitis Allergic Conjunctivitis Relapse Polychondritis Ocular Allergy 


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