... The retina has one of the highest demands for oxygen per square millimeter of any tissue in the body. To satisfy this high demand for oxygen, the retina sits on top of a very vascular membrane known as the choroid. ... (20 replies)
... I am very sorry to hear about your mother's death and I very much understand your concerns.
You should ask for a follow up with your ophthalmologist (or optometrist) every six months. He or she might do initial diagnostic tests as an ultra-sound to your eye, and take a photo of your fundus ( the back of your eye ).
There are certain criteria by which we follow choroidal... (2 replies)
... Sorry if this is long, but I am my mind is getting the better of me. So I went for my routine eye exam the other day and they asked if I wanted one of their newer test that can take a picture of the whole eye instead of dilating my pupils. ... (2 replies)
... My wife has been told there is a freckle on the back of her eye. ... (1 replies)
... Based on your clear description, the eye doctor discovered a pigmented spot in the back of your eye. ... (20 replies)
... Hi, I have a freckle in the retina of my eye too. The doctor noticed it about 10yrs ago. ... (2 replies)
... I have an eye freckle, behind eye on cornea, that the eye doctor was watching for the last few years. After the exam this month, he says he wants to do a dye test just to see how its doing. ... (2 replies)
... Had an eye exam after 5years. The doctor says I have a rather larger eye freckle behind my left eye. He says not to worry and come back in six months. He did take an xray of my left eye for a base line comparison. Should I be worried right now......should I see a ocular oncologist? ... (2 replies)
... I went for an eye test today and the doctor found a freckle at the back of my left eye.She just said a lot of people have them but needs to keep an eye on it.Does anyone else have this or does anyone even know if this can led to cancer. ... (0 replies)
... no cancer. I have some elevated eye pressures so they are watching that. ... (2 replies)
... I too have a freckle thats being watched. ... (20 replies)
... yeah, i might asked if i can be seen in 6 months. i wasnt seen by an ophthalmologist but seen at the optometry dept at the local eye hospital as i work for the health service. ... (20 replies)
... My tumor is mottled in appearance, and when I saw a picture, it reminded me of pictures of cancerous moles. ... (20 replies)
... Oh, crap...... now I wish I had not checked back.... so far I had not heard from anyone that there freckle had actually turned. Now...there goes the mind again. I went back to my doc last week and she had done a fairly good job of calming me.... ... (20 replies)