Use these pearls to better diagnose and treat iris lesions.
Reviewed by Arun D. Singh, MD
Iris lesions can take several different forms, said Arun D. Singh, MD.
His overarching approach is to make an initial diagnosis on careful exam, generate a narrow differential diagnosis that includes two or three possibilities, and then order ancillary testing, said Dr. Singh, director, Department of Ophthalmic Oncology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland. After that, he comes up with a final clinical diagnosis.
Dr. Singh shared diagnostic and management tips for all types of iris lesions. For instance:
1. Singh AD. Small incision guarded hydroaspiration of iris lesions. Br J Ophthalmol. 2017 Mar 14.
Arun D. Singh, MD
This article was adapted from Dr. Singh’s presentation during Cornea Subspecialty Day at the 2016 meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Singh did not indicate any proprietary interest in the subject matter.