Ophthalmology MCQ 07

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Lids and Nasolacrimal System: Clinical ProceduresA 2-month-old Hispanic male has had excessive tearing from his left eye for weeks. There is no conjunctival injection or evidence of purulent discharge. Congenital dacrostenosis (nasolacrimal duct obstruction) is suspected.

True statements regarding this patient’s condition is which of the following?

A) Prophylactic topical antibiotic eye drops are indicated.
B) Topical antibiotics should be used as treatment.
C) In most cases, the problem resolves by the age of 12 months.
D) Massaging the nasolacrimal sac is not useful.


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