Case: Sudden drop in vision
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A 69-year-old female patient presents to your practice as an urgent case, complaining of a sudden drop in vision in her right eye that occurred overnight. Upon examination, the recorded visual acuity in the affected eye is 0.17 (6/36) with correction, while the other eye has a visual acuity of 0.60 (6/10). The patient underwent cataract surgery in both eyes a couple of years ago and is otherwise in good general health. However, she is currently taking antihypertensive medication regularly.