A 30-year-old female asked:
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are optometrists trained to detect eye cancers by checking a dilated eye? my regular eye exams are carried out by optometrists per my insurance reqs.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: They are easy for anyone to spot who takes time to examine the parts of the eye carefully.
Answered on Jun 11, 2015

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