- Published: Wednesday, 27 March 2019 16:01
Choroidal nevus is the fancy word for a freckle in the back of the eye.
This lesion arises from a collection of cells that make pigment in the choroid, which lines the back of the retina and supplies the retina with nutrients. These choroidal nevi (plural of nevus) are usually grayish in color and develop in about 5-10% of the adult population. They are usually asymptomatic and detected during a routine dilated eye exam.
Just like any freckle on our body, we should monitor it for any...