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... Has anyone had the experience of a benign nevus turning into a malignancy? ... (0 replies)
Choroidal Nevus
Mar 28, 2008
... Hi all, I was diagnosed with this when I saw my optometrist a week ago. I went in for a routine check up but had also had some eye flashes for a couple of weeks which I mentioned. She wanted me to go ahead and see an opthamologist which I did today but now he wants me to go to a specialist. He did nothing in the way of education and now all I know is what I can find on the... (0 replies)
... Sounds like a choroidal nevus, similar to a birthmark on your skin. Typically nothing to worry about, just get regular eye exams so they can monitor it. ... (3 replies)

... are a benign growth called a CHOROIDAL NEVUS. The majority of adults have at least one. ... (20 replies)
... Like a raised freckle on the skin, a nevus can occur inside the eye. And, like a skin nevus, a choroidal freckle can become malignant, so should be closely monitored. ... (20 replies)
Eye moles???
Sep 30, 2005
... mole" inside the eye. A nevus is usually benign and dark in color. ... (1 replies)
... Goodevening I was told that I have a retinal freckle in my right eye when I was 21 years old. That was 32 years ago. I have an eye exam every one to two years depending on my vision. Yes it is a very good thing to make sure to have it checked regularly. The last time I had my eyes examined the Dr told me that years ago there was a lot of surgeries to remove the eye with the... (7 replies)
... It is most likely a "Choroidal Nevus" which is similar to a Nevus on the skin. These can become maglinant and therefore need to be watched. ... (7 replies)
... that's what choroidal tumors do. ... (20 replies)
... people in one million are diagnosed with choroidal melanoma each year. That's pretty rare. ... (20 replies)
... Wow. This is one of the BEST explanations of choroidal nevi I've ever read. Thank you! ... (20 replies)
... a freckle. This tends to occur more commonly as people get older and is similar to aging spots on the skin. These freckles of pigment in the choroid are known as choroidal nevi. ... (20 replies)




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