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Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Uv radiation: Although the main cause of eye cancer is not yet known but exposure to ultraviolet rays, weak immune system, and retinoblastoma are some of the reason ... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Unknown: The cause of most cancers is truly unknown although there are inciting factors like smoking. Cancer can occur in any dividing cell and the eye does h ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Depends: Some cancers affecting the eye, like choroidal melanoma, can be aggressive and fatal.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Mong
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Sun exposure...: The most common eye cancer would be a basal cell carcinoma of the eyelid. This is largely related to excess sun exposure. A rare cancer in the eye i ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Multiple steps: Any cancer, including eye cancer, is the result of multiple insults to the cells. Some of the insults may be inherited mutations, most are environmen ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on site: The eye can get cancer on the outside which creates red and salmon colored patches and erosions that look angry (such as basal cell cancers on the lid ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Hard to say: Eye cancer that grows out of control causes death. Some eye cancers require that the eye be enucleated / removed. Retinoblastoma patients may have a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sudilovsky
28 years experience Pathology
Changes in vision: Though rare overall, there are many types of cancer of the eye and orbit. For ocular tumors, defects in visual field or blurriness are common. Unusual ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye exam and others: Eye "cancers" are fairly common if the lids are included, and can range from lid tumors like basal cells, to potentially blinding and life threatening ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye cancer +sunlight: There is a strong correlation between sunlight exposure and skin cancers of the eyelids including melanoma and basal cell carcinoma. The incidence is ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Sometimes none: You can get a melanoma, or eye cancer inside your eye with no symptoms at all. Usually eye cancers are on the outside and the lids and you may see a ... Read More
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