Ophthalmic Disorder Case Study Questions
You are given a very brief case history of a patient with an eye disorder. You are asked for a diagnosis, pathophysiology and treatment of the condition. In your response, consider several diagnoses that could produce the patient’s symptoms and explain why you chose a particular one. Appropriate tests to confirm your diagnosis should be included. USE THIS INFORMATION TO ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN A 2-3 PAGE RESPONSE, while using and citing at least 2 sources in APA format.
**Mr. Ally went to the eye doctor and complained about dark areas in his vision. He had never noticed it before. There is no pain.
What is the diagnosis? (Diagnosis)
Explain the reason behind floaters and dark areas in the visual field. (Pathophysiology)
How should the doctor treat Mr. Ally? (Treatment)