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What are the tests for intraocular melanoma?

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Dr. Eric Whitman
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Eye exam

An eye examination by an ophthamologist is usually how the diagnosis is made.
More detailed examination by a specialist in retinas or ocular oncology may follow. A biopsy can be done by the specialist.

In brief: Eye exam

An eye examination by an ophthamologist is usually how the diagnosis is made.
More detailed examination by a specialist in retinas or ocular oncology may follow. A biopsy can be done by the specialist.
Dr. Eric Whitman
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Dr. Samuel Barone
Ophthalmology

In brief: Exam

Testing for intraocular melanoma starts with a complete eye exam by an ophthalmologist.
Ancillary eye testing includes an ultrasound of the eye, photos, and an angiogram. Blood tests and other radiologic tests (chest x-ray or ct of the chest) are often also ordered to look for evidence of metastasis or spread of the melanoma outside the eye.

In brief: Exam

Testing for intraocular melanoma starts with a complete eye exam by an ophthalmologist.
Ancillary eye testing includes an ultrasound of the eye, photos, and an angiogram. Blood tests and other radiologic tests (chest x-ray or ct of the chest) are often also ordered to look for evidence of metastasis or spread of the melanoma outside the eye.
Dr. Samuel Barone
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