CHOROIDAL MELANOMA CASE STUDIES

Patient Profile
AGE

46 years old

Gender

Female

Last
Eye Exam

Five months ago

Current
Rx

Not provided

Medical
History

Significant for thyroid disease and sleep apnea

Chief
Complaint

Not provided

Uncorrected
Visual Distance

Not provided

EXAM PROTOCOL

Best-corrected visual acuities were 20/20 in each eye. Fundus photography revealed unremarkable findings OD and a dense, hyper pigmented, round lesion located superior temporal to the macula. It was approximately 3/4-disc diameter in size with overlying orange pigment and possible sub retinal fluid.

CONCLUSION

The patient was immediately referred to a retinal specialist for suspected choroidal melanoma.

PHOTOS

Suspected Choroidal Melanoma

EXAM EQUIPMENT
  • Topcon NW 400 Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera
  • Oculus Easyfield C
  • Marco Ion Anterior Segment Slit Lamp Camera
  • Topcon SL-D2 Slit Lamp
  • 2020Now Eyelogic X2 Refraction System
  • Canon Tx-20 Auto tonometer
  • Topcon KR-1 Auto Tonometer and AutoKeratometer.