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A choroidal nevus is a freckle in the back of the eye.  There are no obvious symptoms of having one—they can only be seen by an eye specialist.

There is a slight risk of a choroidal nevus becoming cancerous, like any mole or freckle.  This is why your optician will help you pay close attention to it.  

A choroidal nevus is essentially a flat, coloured area that can appear on the back of your eye after birth. It is not known for sure what causes them to develop. 
 

Symptoms of Choroidal Nevus
  • No obvious symptoms
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Causes of Choroidal Nevus
  • It is not know what causes a choroidal nevus to develop
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Treatment of Choroidal Nevus
  • A non-cancerous choroidal nevus requires no treatment
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