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Spot on the retina, seen by optometrist and then referred by

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Spot on the retina, seen by optometrist and then referred by GP to ophthalmologist
Outcome could be a 'freckle', doesn't think it's malignant. Photograph taken, return in a year to check for any changes.
Do you consider a year to wait for a review too long?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 1 year ago.

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I am a retina specialist.

If your general ophthalmologist believes you have a choroidal nevi (freckle), and took a picture of it, then followup in one year would be appropriate.
I do not believe you need to see a retina specialist or be examined earlier for this common problem.

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