Conversion of Choroidal Nevus to a Choroidal Malignant Melanoma

This is why it is important for patients with choroidal nevi to have a yearly exam. This is an example of the conversion of a choridal nevus to a choroidal malignant melanoma, over the time span of one year. Click the title link to see high resolution color images, a B-scan comparison, and a comparison of fluorescein angiography

 

Image of the Week: What is this?

This image was taken with a scanning laser ophthalmoscope. Looks can be deceiving. Click on the link above to go to a set of images that will give you clues. Once on the g+ page, quickly click on the image on the left to go to the slideshow mode because the last image will give it away.