The image is from our Optomap Retinal Image clearly showing metastasized breast cancer in the eye. Breast cancer can present as choroidal metastasis, which can be treated if detected in time. The Optomap Retinal Imaging or dilated fundus exam is part of our comprehensive eye exam and can detect many systemic diseases (diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, breast cancer, etc.).
For more information about Breast Cancer in the eyes click the link below.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is a great month to get an eye exam, even if your vision seems perfect.