University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Recurrent Iris Melanoma

This 40 year-old female first presented in 1991 with a pigmented iris mass lesion OD. She underwent an iridectomy with excisional biopsy of the pigmented iris mass in 1992. She was doing well a year later and then was lost to follow-up for 11 years when she returned with recurrences on her iris. She underwent enucleation.”