Medical Retina : Case five


This 47 year old man was referred to London for treatment of a suspected choroidal melanoma in the left eye. This is the appearance of his left eye three months later.

a. What treatment did he receive?

b. Which types of choroidal melanoma are suitable for such treatment?

c. What complication can occur with this form of treatment?

d. What factors are of prognostic importance in choroidal melanoma?

Click here for the answers Click here for the main page Click here for FRCOphth/MRCOphth
/FRCS tutorials