Eye Cancer Awareness Month & Ribbon
Cancer that develops in the eye is termed as Eye Cancer. Eyes contain various parts such as the eyeball, orbit (eye socket) and the adnexal structures. The cancer or tumor that expands to the various parts of the eye is referred to as Eye cancer. This cancer usually penetrates when the cells in the region of the eye change and develop wildly to form a lump called as tumor. Let us learn more about its causes, symptoms and other information related to eye cancer.
Eye cancer has the following symptoms. If you report any of the below mentioned signs, please consult your doctor for more information;
For people suffering from eye cancer, the following treatments should be done depending on the stage of eye cancer and the advancement of the disease.
To determine if you have eye cancer or not, your ophthalmologist will prescribe you with the following tests and procedures,
Usually cancer has preventive measures, but eye cancer has no preventive measures. In order to prevent you from eye cancer, one must limit their exposure to direct sunlight and wear sunglasses which give 100% protection from the UVA and UVB rays of the sun.
The treatment cost of eye cancer depends on the stage of eye cancer. The hospital charges vary from hospital to hospital.
The side effects of eye cancer treatment depend on the treatment you have received. Various types of eye cancer effects the structures of the eye. If the cancer has been on an advanced stage, you might have to get the eye removed which would be implanted artificially to enhance your appearance after surgery. Another side effect of eye cancer is the loss of vision.