The Ophthalmology Unit, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.
The Ophthalmology Department, SarawakGeneralHospital,
Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.
Photo by Professor Chua
This 28 year-old Nigerian
woman complains of ocular discomfort. The Schirmer's test shows poor tear
production and she was put on regularly artifical tear with good result. The slit-lamp examination reveals right conjunctival melanosis
involving the limbus and there are corneal pigmentations. The pigmentations
are caused by migration of the melanocytes from the limbus and are of not
Right conjunctival melanosis involving
Corneal pigmentation from melanocyte
Close-up view of the pigmentation (melanocytes)
on the cornea.