Sometimes a nevus on the retina is not pigmented. These appear as lightly colored lesions under the retina. These are monitored over time to make sure they do not transform into melanomas, which are much more serious & life-threatening.
You know about freckles on your skin, but did you know you can have a freckle in your eye? It can only be found on a dilated eye exam. And it must be carefully monitored for any changes.
I saw a 32 year old female for her first eye exam. She had no complaints and her vision was 20/20 in both eyes. She was seen on the mobile clinic because she “never had time for an eye exam.” She presented with a chief complaint of “nothing, I can see fine, I just wantedContinue reading “Eye Cancer by Dr. Douglas Haigh”