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Although orbital exenteration has been recommended for extensive malignant conjunctival neoplasms, including those invading the palpebral margin, fornices, or caruncle, it has not been demonstrated to improve survival of patients with melanomas greater than 2.0 mm thick.1 We describe a patient with extensive conjunctival melanoma (CM) managed by eye-preserving therapies.
Dzwonczyk AM, Corrêa ZM, Augsburger JJ, Kulwin D. Eye-Preserving Treatment for Invasive Conjunctival Melanoma. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(12):1486-1488. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.2871