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Choroidal Hemangioma

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

A choroidal hemangioma is a benign tumor in your choroid. Your choroid is located between the white of your eye and your retina. The choroid contains the blood vessels of your eye. A choroidal hemangioma usually occurs in only one eye. The cause is not known.

DISCHARGE INSTRUCTIONS:

Follow up with your ophthalmologist as directed:

You will need to return for more eye exams. You may also need more tests. Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.

Contact your ophthalmologist if:

  • Your symptoms return after treatment.
  • You have questions or concerns about your condition or care.

Return to the emergency department if:

  • You have complete vision loss.

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The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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