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Ocular Moles Service - guidelines

We have prepared a leaflet to provide optometrists with describe our MOLES system for diagnosing dark lesions at the back of the eye with guidelines for managing patients accordingly.

This document also explains how to interpret images of these lesions, comprising colour photography, autofluorescence imaging and optical coherence tomography.

The rationale of the MOLES system is discussed, with references and links to key scientific articles and websites.

Oxford Eye Hospital guidelines for management of patients with melanocytic choroidal tumours (pdf, 1 MB)

Ocular Moles Service - patient-facing web page including patient leaflet.

Referral form

Choroidal Moles Referral Form - Moles Score 1-2 Only (Word, 115 KB)

Last reviewed:04 September 2023