The following patient with chronic papillary conjunctivitis presents with the shown exam finding. What is the condition and for what condition should these patients be screened?
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Floppy eyelid syndrome; obstructive sleep apnea
Floppy eyelid syndrome is a condition characterized by eyelid hyperlaxity (e.g. rubbery, easily everted upper eyelids or eyelash ptosis) and papillary conjunctivitis.
It is strongly associated with obstructive sleep apnea. Thus, such patients should be screened for obstructive sleep apnea and referred to a sleep disorder unit if positive.