Red Eye

Given a patient presenting with a red eye:

  • Perform a patient-centered interview and focused physical exam, list and interpret clinical findings
  • Propose a relevant differential diagnosis that includes common causes of red eye
  • Recognize red flags requiring urgent management of the red eye
  • Propose a management plan including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic modalities for the patient with bacterial, viral or allergic conjunctivitis

Articles

Conjunctivitis - Systematic Review of Diagnosis Treatment

Azari AA, Barney NP. Conjunctivitis: A systematic review of diagnosis and treatment. JAMA. 2013;310(16):1721-1729. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.280318 [doi].