What is the role of laser photocoagulation and transpupillary thermotherapy in the treatment of choroidal melanoma?

Updated: Dec 12, 2018
  • Author: Enrique Garcia-Valenzuela, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Laser photocoagulation and transpupillary thermotherapy are used to treat selected small choroidal melanomas, when the lesions are located away from the fovea and are less than 3 mm in thickness.


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