I recently visited an optometrist and was told that I have a very large flat lesion on the back of my left eye. I have good vision, just a mild convergence problem. Oh, and also found out I have a color defeciency which I never knew about. He said the lesion is something he will just watch and next year he will check it to make sure it hasn't changed. Should I visit an opthamologist? What would cause a lesion? The last time I had my eyes checked was probably 5 years ago and that doctor didn't mention this issue. Thanks!
Read up on the difference in training and skill between a MD physician ophthalmologist and a non-MD optometrist. In my opinion you should have been referred to an Eye MD. Consider losing the optom and see an Eye MD. Find one near you at www.aao.org
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