Eye Cancer: Part II, Small Choroidal Melanoma Diagnosis and Treatment
Feb. 11 2021: Herein, Dr. Finger will discuss how to differentiate between a choroidal nevus and small choroidal melanoma. Dr. Finger's mnemonic MOST, for that purpose. You will learn when to refer a choroidal nevus for evaluation by an eye cancer specialist. Why laser therapy, including PDT, have offered poor rates of local control for decades. Lastly, learn about Dr. Finger's experience with anti-VEGF therapy for radiation retinopathy including early treatment to prevent or delay vision loss as well as the need for continuous periodic therapy (for most patients).