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A 45-year-old member asked:

What are the tell-tale signs or symptoms of eye cancer?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Depends: Eye cancers include lesions on the lids which can cause focal redness, swelling and pain; lesions on the conjunctiva which lead to redness and irritation; iris cancers which can cause vision loss and iris distortion and choroidal cancers which include melanoma causing disturbance of vision or metastatic also disturbing vision. There are other rarers cancers as well. Consult your ophthalmologist.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms associated with eye cancer?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Anything: Nothing specific. Thankfully its rare.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of all or some types of eye cancer?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Variable: Cancers are seldom painful until late. A mass on the outer/inner eyelids, eye surface, in the iris, or seen within the eye, or loss of vision in an eye are the usual symptoms / signs. There are many types. Rote memorization matching symptoms and diseases is a waste of everybody's time and you've not been asked to do this.
Last updated Dec 7, 2016


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