Case: Urgent appointment

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A 48-year-old female patient contacts your practice, requesting an urgent appointment. She reports experiencing a new floater and flashing lights in her right eye over the last five days. The most recent episode of flashing lights occurred a day before yesterday. The patient describes her general health as good and says she doesn't wear distance glasses.