Eye Cancer, also known as Ophthalmic Oncology, is a general term used to describe the various types of tumours related to the eye. They may be found within the eyeball, on its surface or surrounding area around the eye (orbit).
Venolymphatic malformation in left orbit - before (left) and after (right) sclerotherapy.
Infantile haemangioma - before (left) and after (right) treatment.
The signs of Eye Cancer can differ depending on the type and site of tumour. Below are some of the common signs and symptoms in Eye Cancer patients.
Most Eye Cancers are diagnosed based on the history, clinical presentation and suspicion based on its features. If you are showing possible symptoms or signs of eye tumours, the doctor will need to run some tests in order for a diagnosis to be made. Such tests may include:
The following individuals are at risk of Eye Cancer:
There are several treatment options available, depending on the location, type and stage of the cancer. Below are some of the available treatments offered.
Slit lamp delivered laser photocoagulation