Table 2

Time interval between first consultation with a primary healthcare professional (PHP) and first consultation with an ophthalmologist by first symtom noted in 100 patients with retinoblastoma

First symptom Median lag 2 time
in weeks (range)
Leucocoria1 (1–48)
Squint7 (1–80)
Change in eye appearance1 (1–8)
Decreased visual acuity2 (1–22)
Overall2 (1–80)
  • Lag 2, time interval between first consultation with a PHP and first consultation with a local ophthalmologist.