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NBME 16 Answers

nbme16/Block 3/Question#38 (4.5 difficulty score)
A 68-year-old man comes to the physician ...
Right ophthalmic🔍

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2 things:

1) if there was an embolus in any of the other arteries, there would be more severe symptoms outside of the vision loss

2) Ophthalmic artery (a branch of the internal carotid artery) also supplies the retinal artery and blood to the eye most directly